FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Fort Worth are investigating a death after a man’s body was found along Highway 287.

It was just after 3 a.m. when several drivers called 911 reporting that a man was lying on the shoulder of the highway, near Riverside Drive.

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When police and an ambulance arrived they found the victim dead. Officials say he had trauma to the head.

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It isn’t clear if the man, who has not been identified, was hit by a vehicle or was killed some other way.

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Several lanes of the roadway were closed as police investigated the incident.