Police, coroner probe body found near Pa. Turnpike

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State police and the county coroner were investigating after a body was found along the berm of the Pennsylvania Turnpike, near the Somerset exit.

Police said the body is that of a black man who appears to be between 20 and 30 years old.

The body was found about 7 a.m. Tuesday along the eastbound lanes near mile marker 108. That would be about 2 miles west of the Somerset exit.

According to police, someone spotted the body and reported it.

Authorities didn't release information on the dead man's identity or suspected cause of death.