Originally Published: July 31, 2016 2:25 p.m.
CAMP VERDE – A body was found on the shoulder of I-17 northbound near Camp Verde Sunday morning, July 31, according to the Department of Public Safety.
It was spotted at about 5:40 a.m. at milepost 287.
DPS said the victim was involved in a hit-and run crash, and later found the vehicle involved, a yellow semi tractor-trailer rig, parked by the McGuireville rest area.
Detectives are working on identifying the victim and preparing criminal charges against the driver, whose identity they have not released.