Body Found in Mercer County

Local - 2/20/2014 4:26 PM by Courtney Rosemond
BRUSHFORK - Mercer County authorities are investigating a body found Thursday morning.

The Mercer County Sheriff's Department tells Newswatch a body was discovered at 7:15 Thursday morning on the Stoney Ridge Road area near Brushfork.

Police say the victim was a 31-year old white man, who had been walking on asphalt near a turn when he was struck by a large commercial vehicle.

The Medical Examiner said the incident happened two hours prior to the victims body being found.

Police say the vehicle in question left the scene and did not contact 911.

The identity of the victim and the description of the vehicle in question are not being released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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