NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A death investigation is underway after a man was found overnight along Murfreesboro Pike in South Nashville. 

Officers were called to the 800 block of Murfreesboro Pike near Spence Lane and Interstate 24 just before 3 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27. 

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At the scene, officers with the Metro Nashville Police Department told News 2 a man was found in the road by a woman who was walking by. 

The woman was able to pull the man into the grass and flagged down officers who were driving by, but by that time the man had died, according to Metro police. 

Authorities reported the man, who is known to the area, was seen by officers who were working a crash in the area earlier that morning, and officers said the man appeared fine. 

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At this time, Metro police are working to determine what led to the man’s death. His identity has not been released.

No further details were immediately released.

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