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Authorities: Body found in Nash County creek near U.S. 64

Posted January 3, 2018 5:36 p.m. EST
Updated January 3, 2018 7:00 p.m. EST

— A body was found in a creek near U.S. Highway 64, according to the Nash County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators are on scene at Womble Road awaiting the medical examiner.

The man's body was found while crews were doing tunneling work on a sewer system.

The cause of death is unknown, and it is being investigated as a "body found."

The creek was frozen when the man was found.

The backup created by the investigation has caused several minor wrecks.