UPDATE: 6:50 p.m. – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department says Jubal Early Highway is back open to traffic.
HARDY – The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department says they’ve closed part of 116 / Jubal Early Highway after a body was found on the side of Truman Hill Road this afternoon.
The body was found in the 7900 block of Truman Hill Road around 1:30 p.m. Thursday, according to Captain Phillip Young.
Jubal Early Highways is blocked from Timber Trail to Windridge Parkway, Young said.
There is no danger to the public. A cause of death has not been been determined.
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