Body found near Hawke's Bay highway

Police are treating the death of a man whose body was found in rural Hawke's Bay as unexplained.

The body was found around 9:30am on Monday morning in the Tutira area, reportedly by a passing truck driver on State Highway 2.

Police are examining the scene, and would like to hear from anyone who was in the  Matahourua Road/Shines Fall area over the weekend or on Monday morning.