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Body found I-64 in New Kent, truck driver sought

Tuesday - 8/6/2013, 11:01am  ET

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia State Police are investigating the death of a man who was hit by several vehicles on Interstate 64 in New Kent County.

Spokesman Sgt. Thomas Molnar says state police are searching for the driver of a white tractor-trailer that left the scene. The front driver's side of the tractor-trailer is damaged.

The body was reported on the highway around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Police closed a section of the eastbound lanes while the incident was investigated. The lanes were reopened shortly before 9:30 a.m.

The body will be taken to the medical examiner's officer for identification.

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