Police in Massachusetts are trying to figure out how the body of a man who died in a car crash on Christmas Eve went undiscovered for nearly two hours until a passing motorist spotted him.
Police said Wednesday that officers responding to the scene in Canton just after 5 a.m. Monday found an unoccupied vehicle and thought the driver may have fled.
Officers, neighbors, a tow truck driver, and public works employees all failed to spot the body. Police say he was wearing dark clothing, motionless and it was still dark out.
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Another driver called police at about 7 a.m. to report someone sleeping on the lawn near the crash scene.
The victim was a 30-year-old man from Dedham but his name was not released.