Man found dead in car along I-16

BULLOCH CO., GA (WTOC) - An autopsy is scheduled for a Clyo, Ga., man who was found dead in his vehicle on Interstate 16.

Sgt. Tracy Miller was on patrol at about 9 a.m. June 2 on I-16 at mile marker 119 westbound when he discovered the vehicle with the man in it.

Bulloch county EMS pronounced Ricky Allen Lanigan, 55, deceased at the scene, according to the Bulloch Co. Sheriff's Office.

The Bulloch County coroner took custody of the body to take to the GBI crime lab in Savannah pending autopsy.

Next of kin was notified with the assistance of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

At this point, foul play is not suspected, according to the sheriff's office.

The investigation will continue until completion of the autopsy. Anyone with information on this case may contact Investigation Jason Long at 912.764.8888.

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