SAN PABLO -- A body was found Wednesday morning in bushes along westbound Interstate 80 in San Pablo, prompting the closure of a nearby off-ramp, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The body was discovered just before 8 a.m. near the San Pablo Dam Road off-ramp after being spotted by a driver, CHP spokesman Sean Wilkenfeld said.

The Contra Costa County Coroner's Office was called to the scene at 8:11 a.m. and the ramp remained closed until 9:30 a.m.

Wilkenfeld said later that investigators do not believe foul play was involved in the death. The Coroner's Office is continuing to investigate.

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