Marion Police Department investigating after man found dead in road

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MARION, Ind. (WISH) – The Marion Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead in the roadway Friday morning.

Police said officers were sent to North River Road, just east of West Overlook Road, around 6:06 a.m. after reports of a man lying in the roadway. When police and medics arrived, they pronounced the man dead.

The man has not been identified. The investigation is being treated as a possible homicide.

Police will provide further information as the investigation develops.