St. Paul police investigating suspected deadly hit-and-run crash

Police are investigating after a body was found on the road in St. Paul.

A death investigation is underway near McKnight Road N and Margaret Street in St. Paul, according to police.

Officials say Friday night, passersby found the body of man lying in the southbound lane of McKnight.

Preliminary evidence points to an apparent hit-and-run crash. Investigators believe the man was a pedestrian, who was struck by a vehicle.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.