THP investigating after body is found on roadway

THP investigating after body is found on roadway

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THP dispatchers say a call came in around 2:30 a.m. that a body had been found on the eastbound lanes of I-40 at mile marker 362 in Roane County. THP dispatchers say a call came in around 2:30 a.m. that a body had been found on the eastbound lanes of I-40 at mile marker 362 in Roane County.

HARRIMAN (WATE) - The Tennessee Highway Patrol is investigating after a body was found on a stretch of roadway early Wednesday morning.

THP dispatchers say a call came in around 2:30 a.m. that the body of a white male had been found on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 at mile marker 364 in Roane County.

The preliminary investigation indicates the man either jumped or fell from a moving vehicle and his body was then struck by at least one other vehicle.

There were no vehicles found in the vicinity of the victim. The body has been taken to the medical examiner's office and the identification is pending

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is asking anyone with information pertaining to this case to please contact the Tennessee Highway Patrol Knoxville District Headquarters at 865-594-5800.

This incident remains under investigation. 

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