VICTORIA -- Victoria police closed a section of Dallas Road near Beacon Hill Park to investigate a "sudden death" Wednesday morning.

Beacon Hill death

Officers were called to the area shortly after 6 a.m. for an unresponsive woman. Police and paramedics attended and the woman was pronounced dead.

Police told CTV News Vancouver Island they're hoping to speak with anyone who was in the area between midnight and 6 a.m., as well as any dash cam video recorded on Dallas Road between Cook and Douglas streets.

Beacon hill park death

That stretch of Dallas Road was reopened to traffic just before 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Beacon Hill death

The coroner attended the scene and the body was removed.

Dallas Road death

Police say the investigation is in its early stages and an update on the incident may be coming later in the evening.