A fingertip search is being carried out on the northbound carriageway of the A444 near Nuneaton, after the discovery of a man's body earlier today.
Police believe the man may have been struck by a vehicle.
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Despite receiving treatment at the scene, the man was pronounced dead shortly after.
Cloud will largely clear this evening, although with variable cover and few light showers over the Derbyshire hills.
The rain will clear during the evening so the rest of the night will be dry and mild with long clear periods.