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ROANECOUNTY, T.N. -- The Tennessee Highway Patrol is looking to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of a Lancaster County man whose body was found on the side of the interstate on Christmas Day.

THP says the body of 42-year-old Brian William Taylor, of Heath Springs, South Carolina, was found on the side of Interstate 40 in Roane County, Tennessee, on Christmas morning.

Around 2:30, troopers received a call that a body was spotted near mile marker 364 on the eastbound side of the interstate.

The preliminary investigation concludes that Taylor either jumped or fell from a moving vehicle, and was then struck by at least one other car.

Investigators are looking at all possible scenarios, including foul play.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact THP Knoxville Division at (865) 594-5800.

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