Internet debates whether chilling photo from fatal crash appears to show man’s spirit leaving his body

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STANTON, KY. – A chilling photo taken at the scene of a fatal motorcycle crash in Kentucky is getting a lot of attention online.

According to Lex 18 News, the crash occurred in Powell County, Kentucky on Tuesday evening around 5:30 p.m. A motorcyclist was seriously injured after crashing on Highway 15 near Stanton. He was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Saul Vazquez of Mount Sterling, Kentucky witnessed the photo while in his truck. He took a picture of the accident and then noticed something unusual about it.

“Zoom in and pay attention to the shadow just off the top of the state trooper hat. All I say is I hope everyone involved is okay!!” wrote Vazquez in the Facebook post.

The photo has been shared over 3,800 times since Vazquez posted it less than a day ago. Many people believe the photo shows the motorcycle driver’s spirit leaving his body. Regardless, it’s certainly sparking a lot of debate on social media.

Vazquez told Lex 18 News that the picture has not been altered.  FOX59 also reached out to the photographer for comment, but we have not heard back from him at this time.