A body in a cardboard box fell out of a hearse on the Beltline in Decatur Tuesday morning.

WAAY 31 TV said witnesses were shocked. Some witnesses even helped load the body back in the Shelton Funeral Home hearse.

The hearse driver blamed the incident on a mechanical issue.

The family of the female body in the hearse refused to comment when approached by WAAY 31 TV.

More From 95.3 The Bear