The body of a 51-year-old man has been found on a section of the A45 in Birmingham.
Police said they were alerted by a driver at about 2200 GMT on Saturday after seeing the man on the Coventry bound carriageway.
The man, who has not yet been identified, had been hit by several vehicles and was declared dead at the scene, police said.
The road was closed until 0900 GMT on Sunday.
Anyone witnesses to the incident are asked to contact police.