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Body found in vehicle under I-80 Bridge near Ashland identified

Ashland, Neb. — An Omaha man missing since June was found dead Thursday inside his truck in a creek under an Interstate 80 bridge near mile marker 422.

50 year old Shawn McWilliams of Omaha had been missing since 4 a.m. June 19 when he went for a drive.  The truck was found in a creek under an I-80 bridge near Ashland, according to Nebraska State Patrol spokesman Cody Thomas.

The vehicle wasn’t visible to passing traffic. McWilliams’ vehicle was found by a  Nebraska Department of Transportation worker mowing in the area. According to a girlfriend, McWilliams had diabetes and didn’t have his medication with him when he left.

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