UPDATE:  Chattanooga police have made an identification of the man's body found Saturday along SR-153.

The body of Jeffery Randall Harris, 51, was on the grass median side of a concrete barrier and out of view of passing vehicles.

The Chattanooga Police Department encourages any witnesses or others who may have information regarding this incident to call (423) 698-2525 or submit a tip using the Chattanooga PD Mobile App. Tipsters can remain anonymous.


PREVIOUS STORY: A body was found in the 300 block of Highway 153 southbound Saturday afternoon.

Chattanooga Police said the man's body was located on the grass median side of a concrete barrier. The body was out of view of passing vehicles.

Investigators said the man was possibly struck by a vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information that could help officers, please call the Tip Line at 423-643-5100. You can remain anonymous.


PREVIOUS STORY: Highway 153 between Jersey Pike and Shallowford Road has reopened.

Chattanooga police had closed several lanes for a pedestrian struck investigation.

Stay with Channel 3 for the latest on this developing story. 


PREVIOUS STORY: Chattanooga Police are investigating a pedestrian struck on Highway 153.

CPD said only one lane is open between Jersey Pike and Shallowford Road.

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CPD asks that drivers take alternate routes.

Channel 3 will keep you updated as we learn more.