Deadly Hit and Run in Martin County, Victim Identified

Staff Report
NewsWest 9 

MARTIN COUNTY -  A body was found along the Interstate near Stanton on Friday morning.

Authorities have identified the man as 50-year-old Joe Shipley.

Martin County Sheriff John Woodward says someone discovered Shipley's body and called to report it around 7:15 a.m.

The man was found on the north service road of I-20 near mile marker 160.

Right now, officials say it looks like it was a hit and run.

We'll continue to follow this story and bring you any new information.