Part of Northbound GW Parkway Briefly Closed After Body Is Found

A section of George Washington Memorial Parkway in Northern Virginia was partially closed Friday afternoon after a body was found near the roadway, officials said. 

No information was available immediately on the person's cause of death, an Arlington County fire department spokesman said.

Northbound traffic on GW Parkway was diverted north of Spout Run Parkway, the Metropolitan Area Transportation Operations Coordination (MATOC) Program said about 3:40 p.m. Drivers were diverted onto Spout Run Parkway. 

All lanes had reopened by 4:50 p.m. Delays remained. 

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