Body found on I-285 south of Atlanta

ATLANTA - Fulton County police say a portion of Interstate Highway 285 is shut down after a body was discovered in the left lane.

Fulton County police Cpl. Kay Lester says all southbound lanes of the perimeter highway in south Fulton County were shut down early today.

Lester says the body of the unidentified black female was reported by a motorist. Lester says police are investigating the death as a hit-and-run pedestrian fatality. She says the woman was carrying no identification, and police had found no disabled vehicles.

Lester says the body had been run over multiple times.

On Tuesday, a collision and truck fire kept a section of I-285 highway closed for hours in DeKalb County.



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