CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WUSA9) -- The body of Joshua Davis, 15, was found in Rock Creek Stream Valley inChevy ChaseTuesday afternoon, police said.
A neighbor ofDavis said the teen's father went looking for his sonTuesdayafter his sondid not come homeMonday night. He found his son's body on a trail near his bike. The boyhad apparently been riding his bike when an old, dead tree fell on him sometime Monday and killed him.
The freak accident happenedin the woods off a park near the9200 block ofJones Mill Road in Chevy Chase.
Joshua Davis was reported missingMonday night but search efforts during the night time were not successful.
His father found his body around 1:30 p.m.Tuesday and called rescuers to the scene.
Polcie say Monday's storms may have been a factor in Davis' death. No foul play is suspected.
"I was told that he had been missing and the father went out looking for him and that's all I know. I don't know times. I don't know details," Steve Koenig, the boy's next door neighborsaid.
Sam Alstonwas a good friend of the teen. They used to bike together in the same trails and he came to see the place his friend was killed.
"I'm angry," he said. "My friend died and it just feels good to come down here."
The Director of Montgomery County Department of Parks said in a statement, "We are deeply saddened by last night's tragic accident in Rock Creek Park Stream Valley #2 claiming the life of a young boy riding his bicycle in the park. Our thoughts and sympathy go out to his family and friends. Our park police officers are continuing to work closely with the county police to investigate this very sad incident."