RCMP are investigating a possible hit-and-run near Cluny, east of Calgary.
Around 7:50 a.m., officers from Gleichen responded to a call and found a man with "substantial impact injuries" dead on the west side of Highway 842, 10 kilometres south of Highway 1.
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Police say his injuries were consistent with being struck by a motor vehicle.
The victim is described as a First Nations man, approximately 30 years old and wearing dark clothing.
An autopsy is scheduled for Feb. 2 in Calgary.
RCMP are asking for anyone with information on this incident to contact them at 403-734-3923 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers.