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Body found on Interstate 40

Published On: Dec 25 2013 05:25:56 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 26 2013 10:38:03 AM CST
Tennessee Highway Patrol

ROANE COUNTY, Tenn. -

An investigation is under way after State Troopers found a body in the middle of an interstate.

Tennessee Highway Patrol tells us early Wednesday morning, troopers found the body of a man on the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 near Roane County.

Police believe the man jumped or fell out of a moving vehicle and was then hit by at least one more vehicle.

We were told there were no cars found near the victim.

The incident is under investigation.