An investigation is underway after a man was found dead on the side of the road early on Monday morning, January 25. Deputies say they received a call at 5:36 a.m. on Monday of a person lying on the side of the road on U.S. 412 and County Highway 281. A truck driver reported seeing the person and stopped to check on him. Deputies arrived at 5:54 a.m. and found 45-year-old Lamont Harris, of Hayti, dead on the side of the road. An autopsy was scheduled to determine the cause of death. The man’s death is still being investigated.