Police are investigating but do not initially suspect foul play after a man was found dead beneath a bridge in Tuscaloosa Sunday morning.

Stephanie Taylor, a spokesperson for the Tuscaloosa Police Department, said officers were called to the Bryant Bridge that crosses the Black Warrior River near Nucor Steel at 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

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The 911 caller said the saw a running vehicle parked in the northbound lanes of the bridge and, upon investigation, spotted a man who was deceased on the ground under the bridge where the car was parked.

Taylor said police do not currently suspect foul play was involved in the death, but an investigation into the circumstances of the deadly fall is underway.

At the time of Taylor's message to media around 8 a.m. Sunday, no roads in the area were closed because of the incident.

This is the second death reported on the Bryant Bridge this year -- back in January, police discovered a woman who either fell or jumped to her death in the same area. 

The victim's identity was not publicly released Sunday morning. This is a developing story, stay connected to the Tuscaloosa Thread for updates as they become available.

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