Reservoir body revealed as Leeds man

Police have named a man killed in a single-car M62 motorway smash.

The body of 41-year-old Imants Tracums who lived on Whitebeck Mount in Leeds, was found in the Booth Wood Reservoir at Rishworth at 12.30pm on Friday - two days after being involved in a crash on the M62 eastbound near junction 22 on Wednesday.

Police got reports around 5pm that a blue Honda Civic car had collided with the central reservation and ricochet onto the hard shoulder.

A spokesman confirmed that the incident is not being treated as


Last Friday, a lane of the motorway was closed during the investigation with tailbacks of five miles.

Officers moved on onlookers parked in layby's opposite the discovery on the A58.

Anyone with information should call 0845 6060606 or CrimeStoppers on 0800 555111.

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