Veteran photo, flag found along I-580 in East Bay reunited with family, CHP says

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A memorial flag and photo of a veteran found by the California Highway Patrol on I-580 in Livermore have been returned to the family, officials said.

LIVERMORE, Calif. (KGO) -- A memorial flag and photo of a veteran found by the California Highway Patrol on I-580 in Livermore have been returned to the family, officials said on Friday.

CHP sent ABC7 News a text saying the family of the veteran contacted them about the flag and photo, and they were able to return it.

Family members said it was lost when a box fell off of a moving truck in the fast lane, and was too dangerous to retrieve.

CHP posted a photo of the family.

Friends and relatives recognized the photo in the media, and contacted the family members.

California Highway Patrol asking for help in identifying veteran whose photo was discovered in Livermore

The family told CHP they wanted to thank everyone who helped them get it back.

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