Authorities in northeast Iowa are looking for a missing Oelwein man. At about 9:30 Saturday night, the Fayette County Sheriff received a report of a vehicle left in the middle of the road on G Avenue, near Aurora. A responding deputy found no one in the vehicle.
The driver, identified as 44-year-old Trent Allen Smith of Oelwein, could not be located. Authorities have contacted friends and relatives, along with the Buchanan County Sheriff. Smith is described as white, 5’11", 180 pounds. At this time, the Fayette County Sheriff, Iowa State Patrol, Iowa State Patrol airplane, Aurora, Oelwein and Stanley Fire Departments and the Buchanan County Sheriff are conducting an extensive search.
Anyone with information on Smith’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Fayette County Sheriff’s office.