Hampshire Police are investigating an incident on the A3 near Clanfield after a woman's body was found on the northbound carriageway in the early hours of this morning.
A 48-year-old woman from the local area was pronounced dead at the scene. Her next of kin have been informed.
Police say her death is not being treated as suspicious but are appealing for any witnesses who may have seen what happened. A home office post mortem is taking place this afternoon.
The A3 was closed north and southbound while scenes of crime officers carried out an initial investigation.
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