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Police: Body found on highway being investigated as suicide

Posted November 23, 2017 5:28 a.m. EST
Updated November 23, 2017 11:22 a.m. EST

— Durham police said a body found on the Durham Freeway early Thursday morning that shut down the highway is being investigated as a suicide.

Police said the person was struck by several vehicles around 2:50 a.m. under the north edge of the Duke Street bridge. Two vehicles remained at the scene to report hitting the person.

Police said they were unsure exactly how the man ended up in the roadway.