UPDATE: Morgan County authorities clear scene of death investigation on Whitesburg bridge

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MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. - The Morgan County Sheriff's Office has cleared off the Whitesburg Bridge. This after an early-morning death investigation blocked some lanes.

The Whitesburg Bridge on Highway 231 was down to one northbound lane while deputies were on the scene. Investigators are gone. But, at 6:00 a.m., traffic was still moving slow.

Authorities were called to the bridge around 3:30 a.m. Paramedics arrived to find the man dead outside of his vehicle.

Officials are not commenting right now on a cause of death.