Body And Motorcycle Found In Weeds Off The Highway


UPDATED: Sunday June 8, 2014 1:29 AM

Columbus Police shut down Interstate 70 West as they investigated a deadly crash Saturday afternoon.

Officers found a body and a motorcycle in the weeds on a steep embankment along Interstate 70 West near I-670 around 5:30 p.m.

The Columbus Division of Fire arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene.

Police dispatchers told 10TV someone reported hitting a body in the road overnight in that area, but responding officers only found a dead animal there.

The man has been identified as 25-year-old David Sengkeo Chanthavisay.

Police say they are investigating whether alcohol was a contributing factor in the crash.

Stay with 10TV and refresh 10TV.com for continuing coverage.

©2014 by 10TV.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.