CHICAGO (CBS) — A man was found dead in the street in the Austin neighborhood early Wednesday morning, and police believe he was the victim of a hit-and-run crash.

Shortly after 2:30 a.m., officers responding to a call of a person down in the street found a man in his 40s lying on the ground on Central Avenue near the Eisenhower Expressway.

Police said it appeared the man had been struck by a vehicle, but investigators did not locate any witnesses.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one was in custody Wednesday morning.

The Major Accidents Investigation Unit was investigating.