Investigation underway after dead man found on side of road

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — A man’s body was spotted on the side of the road by a passing motorist northwest of Madras, Oregon. A death investigation is underway. The man’s name was not released by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Thursday evening. A driver called 911 around 6:45 a.m. Thursday to report seeing a dead man next to the road. The body is being held at the Bel-Air Funeral Home, according to the sheriff’s office . An autopsy is scheduled for Friday. The multi-agency Central Oregon Major Incident Team is investigating.