Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) have identified a man found inside a vehicle in a creek near Ashland.

The man is identified as Shawn McWilliams, 50, of Omaha.

The Ford pickup was discovered this morning by a worker mowing in the area.

McWilliams’ vehicle was found in a creek underneath an Interstate 80 bridge near mile marker 422.

The vehicle was not visible to passing traffic on I-80 and is believed to have been there for some time.

At this time, no criminal activity is suspected to be involved in this case. The investigation is ongoing.

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Investigators are on the scene of a vehicle that was found in a creek with a dead man inside, the Nebraska State Patrol said in a press release.

The vehicle was found Thursday morning in a creek underneath a bridge on I-80 near mile marker 422, the patrol said. 

NSP said the vehicle was first spotted by a Nebraska Department of Transportation worker who was mowing in the area. 

This is a developing story, we will continue to provide updates as they become available.