Body found along I-75 in Punta Gorda hit by multiple vehicles

Video from NBC-2

UPDATE:

A female body found along Interstate 75 this morning was hit by multiple vehicles near the Harborview Road exit at mile marker 167, according to the Charlotte County Sheriff's Office.

One southbound lane of I-75 is now open in Punta Gorda.

EARLIER:

Body found along I-75, southbound lanes closed in Punta Gorda

All southbound lanes of Interstate 75 near Punta Gorda are closed early Thursday while the Florida Highway Patrol investigates the location where a body was found along the highway.

The body was found about 4:45 a.m. near mile marker 167, the I-75 exit at Harborview Road.

FHP has not yet been able to determine if a vehicle hit the person.

NBC2's story

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