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Woman's body found in Westside Atlanta woods

Few additional details were immediately available.

ATLANTA — UPDATE: After Atlanta Fire Rescue initially identified the body as that of a man, Atlanta Police said later it was a woman's body.

Police said the early indication is she was ejected from the car wreck found nearby, and police believe her death was caused by a single car accident.

The woman was traveling in the southbound lane on Harwell Rd when she left the roadway and collided into a tree, according to officers.

Original story below

Atlanta Fire Rescue said Saturday that they were on scene where a woman's body was found in the woods on Atlanta's Westside.

According to AFR, Atlanta Police and Grady EMS were also on scene. They said the man was found dead under a blanket and that there was a wrecked vehicle in the woods as well in the area.

There were no immediate additional details available, and it was not clear how exactly the man had died.

The body was found off Harwell Road in the Collier Heights neighborhood, near the I-285 Perimeter.

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