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Woman found dead in roadway in northeastern Alabama


ATTALLA, Alabama — Authorities are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the roadway of a community in northeastern Alabama.

Etowah County Coroner Michael Head says 45-year-old Theresa Harrelson was found Friday morning. Head says he was still awaiting the preliminary autopsy results Saturday. reports that Harrelson was discovered in the roadway outside the city of Attalla.

The incident is still under investigation.

This story has been corrected to show that the body found was that of a woman, not a man.

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