SILVER LAKE (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was found dead Thursday morning on the northbound Hollywood (101) Freeway in Silver Lake.

The accident happened around 3:10 a.m. near the Silver Lake Boulevard exit, the California Highway Patrol said.

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It was unclear why the man was walking on the freeway.

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“We determined it to possibly be a hit-and-run, but that is still under investigation,” Officer Roberto Gomez said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A SigAlert was issued just before 3:30 a.m. and later canceled just before 6 a.m.

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