Police in Franklin County are investigating a deadly hit-and-run.

Authorities say that 47-year-old Jack Brown, of West Frankfort, was hit while walking south along State Route 37 some time after 2:00am Saturday. His body was found by a passer-by a little after 7:30am Saturday

At this time, investigators think that a black vehicle may be involved.

Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement.