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PLAQUEMINES, La. -- Louisiana State Police have recovered the body of a Harvey man inside of a wrecked car in Plaquemines Parish.

Police say 55-year-old Rickey Hooper's Chevy Malibu was found in a wooded area about 55 feet off of La. 39 near mile post 19. Hooper's body was inside.

Officials aren't sure when exactly the crash occurred, but Hooper was last seen on Dec. 3.

The cause of the crash is under investigation and a toxicology test is pending. Hooper was wearing his seat belt.

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