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Tenn. mother missing after car found with flat tire

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Karen Johnson Swift, of Dyersburg, was reported missing on Sunday. Karen Johnson Swift, of Dyersburg, was reported missing on Sunday.

DYERSBURG, Tenn. (AP) - Authorities in west Tennessee are searching by helicopter and on the ground for a missing mother of four after her vehicle was found abandoned with a flat tire.

Karen Johnson Swift, a 44-year-old Dyersburg woman, was reported missing on Sunday by her husband.

Her car was found on a road, but her cell phone has not been found.

Dyer County Sheriff Jeff Box told The State Gazette that a Tennessee Highway Patrol helicopter equipped with a heat-sensor performed an aerial search on Tuesday morning.

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is also forensic processing Swift's car.

Box said the investigation is still being treated as a missing person case and there have not been any signs of foul play at this time.

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