Woman found dead on A40 in Wheatley

The death of a woman found on the A40 in Oxfordshire is being investigated by police.

The woman was found at Wheatley on the Oxford-bound carriageway near the Holton bridge.

It is believed that she may have fallen from the bridge shortly after 00:30 BST, Thames Valley Police said.

Detectives are appealing to motorists who were driving along the stretch of road at the time, or any pedestrians who used the bridge, to contact them.

The force said the death was being treated as unexplained.

The A40 was closed following the incident, and reopened at about 06:00 BST.

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