LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say the dead body of a man in his 20s has been discovered on a freeway onramp in Los Angeles.

Police Lt. Wes Burhmester tells City News Service there are no visible signs of trauma on the body. It was found late Saturday morning on the right shoulder of the Silver Lake Boulevard onramp to the southbound 101 Freeway.

The California Highway Patrol briefly closed the onramp while officials from the coroner’s office responded.

The Los Angeles Police Department is handling the investigation.

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