The body of a man was found underneath a bridge on Interstate 80 near Ashland, the Nebraska State Patrol said Thursday.

State troopers and investigators were investigating after a vehicle was found with the body inside, the patrol said. The vehicle was spotted Thursday morning in a creek near mile marker 422.

The vehicle first was spotted by a worker who was mowing in the area, the patrol said. Troopers arrived after the worker reported the discovery.

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