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HOUSTON Investigators say a man found dead in Brays Bayou on Monday night may be the victim of a hit-and-run.

According to the Houston Police Department, it was around 8 p.m. when two men fishing near Harrisburg Boulevard found the man s body.

A police investigation revealed that the man, 40, was last heard from late Sunday night. A friend told police he was talking with the victim by phone as he biked home from work.

Police said it looked like the man was hit by a passing vehicle, and his body flew into the water near the bridge where Harrisburg turns into Broadway Street.

The investigation is on-going.

Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the HPD Hit and Run Unit at 713-247-4065 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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