Woman’s body found on I-40

Woman's body found in Jackson County (Image 1)

Authorities are continuing to investigate after a 45-year-old Nashville woman was found dead along Interstate 40 in Humphreys County early Saturday morning.

A trucker discovered Janice Kelley's body in the median near mile marker 137 and notified police.

Investigators believe Kelley may have been the victim of a hit-and-run accident late Friday evening.

The interstate was shut down at exit 143 for about an hour during the investigation.

The incident remains under investigation.

Witnesses or anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Tennessee Highway Patrol Nashville District at 615-744-3091.

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