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RIVIERA BEACH, FL (WFLX) -- A Loxahatchee couple made a startling discovery in the middle of the road, an American flag, with an Iraqi Freedom medallion. 

Elisabeth Meyer and her husband nearly ran over the flag in Riviera Beach on Military Trail. 

"I happened to notice something laying in the road, so I tried to avoid it, and I noticed it was an American flag," said Meyer.  

The flag was untouched, but the display case was shattered. 

"I turned around and came back upon it, and realized that it was a frame that had a folded military flag and medallions in it.  It was smashed to bits.  I picked it up and tried to piece it back together to try and see what it was.  From there, we put it in the car.  We wanted to find out who the owners of it were," said Meyer.  

A closer look Sunday afternoon revealed another piece of the puzzle.  Meyer found a document, she believes was framed with the fallen flag, revealing the owner's identity as Douglas C. Campbell.

"I would just like him to be able to retrieve his property," said Meyer.  

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