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GRANITE CITY, IL (KTVI) - Granite City Police Department are investigating an apparent hit and run death. Police received a 911 call for a body on the side of Route 203, just east of 21st Street, around 7:45 a.m. Sunday. The scene is near the SunCoke Energy Plant.

Officers discovered the body of a deceased black male. The victim has been identified as Mark Scott Harris, 25, of St. Louis.

At this point there's no word on how long he may have been there or what circumstances may have led to him being hit. An autopsy scheduled to be performed Monday by the Madison County Coroner's office.

Police are looking for information in the case. Call Granite City Police at 618-877-6111 if you can help.