SAN DIEGO — An investigation is underway Friday after a man was found dead near Interstate 5 in the downtown area, according to police. 

The California Highway Patrol responded to a call of a person found in some brush along India Street near the Washington Street off-ramp around 3 a.m. Responders say the person was deceased when they arrived on scene.

The northbound I-5 near the Washington Street off-ramp remains closed.

There is no word on how the victim died. 

The incident is under investigation.