Kevin Mahlon Christie found on Route 50 near Cheverly

The body of a D.C. man was found in the median strip of of U.S. Route 50 in Cheverly Monday morning, and investigators are working to determine how the person died and how they got into the roadway.

The body was found by a Maryland State Highway Administration worker at about 10:20 a.m. Monday near where Route 50 meets Kenilworth Avenue in Prince George's County, Maryland State Police officials say.

The deceased was identified Tuesday at Kevin Mahlon Christie, 34, of D.C.

People who live in the area say it's highly unusual to hear about a body in the middle of a highway.

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