Interstate 805
Interstate 805. Photo by Chris Stone

A person was found dead Monday morning in the slow lane of Interstate 805 in the Clairemont Mesa area.

Witnesses reported to the California Highway Patrol some time before 1:30 a.m. that there was a vehicle on the right hand shoulder of the southbound freeway near Route 163 with hazard lights on and indicated the deceased person was in the slow lane directly under the 163.

The CHP log does not specify whether the deceased person was a pedestrian and a dispatcher said she did not know.

CHP officers ae investigating the fatal incident.