Woman found dead: JPD believes it to be hit and run

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV)- The Jackson Police Department is investigating the discovery of a deceased female.

The body was found near the roadside on Hwy 80 west near Valley Street just before 9 a.m.

According to JPD, the woman suffered injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle. Other debris, appearing to be from a vehicle, was found at the scene that also appeared consistent with a collision.

The 56-year-old woman’s body was first spotted by a citizen working in the area.

She was identified as Teresa Tynes.

Surveillance videos are being looked at by investigators in hopes to find information which could help determine what happened.

Call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-8477 if you have any information related to this incident.

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