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Body found near I-15 in Juab County

Fields near Mona and Nephi in central Utah. The UHP says a body was found off of I-15 near Nephi Monday afternoon. Photo credit: Getty Images, Robert Ford.

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Highway Patrol says that a body was found behind a guardrail on I-15 near Nephi and the Mona Reservoir in Juab County.

Lt. Nick Street says that a crew from the Utah Department of Transportation was alerted about the body on Monday afternoon.

Street says that Juab County Deputies had received a report early Monday morning, around 3 a.m., of a pedestrian trying to run in and out of traffic near mile marker 238, where the body was later found.

Street says the body is believed to be the person from the initial call on Monday morning.

An investigation continues.