Body found on shoulder of I-20 in Carroll County - WSMV News 4


Body found on shoulder of I-20 in Carroll County

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Police have found a body on the shoulder of the westbound lanes of I-20 in Carroll County and that forced the closure of the roadway for about an hour Wednesday morning.

The incident happened near Villa Rica around 7 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The identity of the man whose body was found has not been released but he is described as a black male around 44 years old. He was from the Atlanta area.

Police say two cars hit the man at first but neither stopped. He was then hit by a Federal Express tractor-trailer truck and dragged more than 60 feet. It is unclear why the man was walking along the interstate.

Stay with CBS46 News as we are continuing to gather information. We will provide additional updates as new details are learned.

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