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Man escapes rollover
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A 22-year-old Liberty man disappeared after a crash on Dale Ridge Road Friday night. According to Trooper Troy Withers of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, John Strayn was traveling south in a 2001 GMC pickup when he left the roadway on the right side, turned sideways, struck multiple trees, then overturned and slid across the highway on its side before hitting another tree and coming to rest on its wheels. DeKalb EMS, members of the sheriff’s department and DeKalb County Volunteer Fire Department the Smithville-DeKalb County Rescue Squad searched for several hours before it was discovered that the man was at a nearby home.