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Police: Injuries of man found under I-240 overpass consistent with being hit by car

Police say that the injuries sustained by a Ryan Michael Rast consistent with being struck by a car. Photo credit: Asheville Police Department)

Police say that the injuries sustained by a man whose body was found under an Asheville overpass are consistent with being struck by a car.

An Asheville Police Department representative says that the Office of the State Medical Examiner has determined that Ryan Michael Rast’s injuries are consistent with being struck.

Officers located Rast's body after police were called to Tunnel Road under the I-240 overpass between South Tunnel Road and Crockett Avenue on Saturday, August 19, 2017, just before 2 a.m.

This incident is under investigation by the Traffic Safety Unit. Police encourage anyone who was traveling through the area near the overpass on Saturday around 2 a.m. and has any information to contact them at 828-252-1110.

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