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Body Found in I-44 Median Identified

The Highway Patrol has identified a body found in the median of I-44 near the West Bypass exit in Springfield.

Troopers say Craig Griffitts from California was hit by a car around 4:40 Monday morning.

The vehicle was driven by a man from Republic. Authorities did not get a call about the body until 11:30 am.

Troopers closed down one lane of the interstate to investigate.

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