WILMINGTON, Del. — Police in Delaware say transportation work crews discovered a pickup truck with the body inside of a Pennsylvania man that authorities later determined had gone down an embankment more than a week earlier.
Transportation workers on Interstate 495 in Wilmington noticed damage to a guardrail along the northbound lanes on Thursday.
Officials later found the truck and the dead motorist.
Police have only identified him as a 65-year-old from Chester, Pennsylvania.
Police determined he had been traveling in the area just before midnight on Feb. 17.
Police said the pickup veered off the driveway for unknown reasons.
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