Police say that the man found dead at the roadside in Brighton earlier this month might have been struck by a vehicle.

Rudolph Hector, 54, a labourer of Fountain/Brighton was found dead on the public road outside Huffles Ranch on Jan. 6.

He has injuries to the face and chest.

Head of the Criminal Investigations Unit, Assistant Superintendent of Police Sydney James told I-Witness News that based on the findings of a post mortem, police believe that Hector was struck by a vehicle.

Investigations are continuing.