Bertie County -

 The Bertie County Sheriff's Office says they are trying to identify a body found dead in the middle of a busy highway.

A black female was found around 3 a.m Sunday morning on Highway 13/17 North in Windsor not far from the Martin County line according to the sheriff's office. A driver alerted law enforcement.

Officials say the woman has a tatoo on her left leg that says "Vicki."

The incident remains under investigation.

If you have any information about this case or know who the woman might be you're asked to call the Bertie County Sheriff's Office.