Northern Territory Police are investigating the death of a man on the Stuart Highway, five kilometres north of Connors Well.
It is possible that the man had been struck by a vehicle.
Police are appealing for people travelling both north and south of Connor Well to be on the alert for abandoned vehicles and vehicles with damage to the front end.
This section of the highway is still closed and police ask everyone to avoid the area if possible.
If anyone has any information please contact police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.