Crime Scene TapeThe identity of the man whose body was found in a ditch near Iowa Falls is being released.

The name of the victim is 23-year-old Timothy Nussbaum of Hutchinson, Minnesota.

The Hardin County Sheriff’s Department said that Nussbaum was struck by a motor vehicle on U.S. Highway 65 north of Iowa Falls.

Nussbaum’s body was found early Sunday afternoon. Hardin County Sheriff Dave McDaniel said the investigation is continuing.

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is assisting in the case.

By Pat Powers, KQWC, Webster City