MILTON—The Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by the Florida Department of Transportation Tuesday afternoon in reference to a body found near Escambia River Bridge on the Santa Rosa County side.

A road crew was working in that area when the body was located, according to a press release from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office.

At this time, Sheriff’s Major Crimes and Crime Scene units are on scene working this case.

This is an active investigation.

More information will be released as it becomes available.