DALLAS Dallas police are investigating after a body was found along the southbound lanes of Interstate 45 on Sunday morning.

Investigators said they received a call about a man lying on the side of the road near Simpson Stuart Road seven miles south of downtown around 6:30 a.m.

When officers arrived, arrived they found he was dead.

The man's identity and the cause of death remain under investigation.

Traffic on the freeway was slowed in both directions during the police operation.

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