Children Find Dead Man in Truck, Believed Missing Since July

Claxton, Anderson County (WVLT) - A body found in Anderson County Sunday afternoon is now being investigated as a traffic fatality.

Local authorities say some children were playing near Edgemoor Road in Claxton, when they discovered a truck with a decomposed body inside.

The Anderson County Sheriff's Department says 35-year-old Gregory Scott Haddix of Knoxville and the truck he was driving were reported missing to the Knox County Sheriff's Department in July.

Haddix's body is now undergoing an autopsy.