http://www.theage.com.au/news/natio...efore-discovery/2006/02/09/1139379613593.html A motorbike rider killed in Sunbury this morning may have lain dead beside a main road for almost five hours before his body was discovered, police believe. The body of the rider, a 30-year-old man from Taylors Hill, was found on Horne Street about 6.30am by people arriving for work at a nearby factory. His body and Yamaha motorbike were located about 100 metres north of the Mitchells Lane intersection, near the Red Rooster restaurant. "He was found by people going to work at a nearby building, and they called triple-0," Metropolitan Ambulance Service spokeswoman Christina Hocking said. "He's believed to have come off his bike sometime earlier this morning." Investigators believe the ran off the road after losing control of the motorbike but have not ruled out the involvement of another vehicle. Police spokeswoman Stacey Mair said the man may have died as early as 2am. The stretch of road where the man's body was found is the major link between Sunbury and the nearby Calder Freeway. His name has not yet been released. A report on the incident is being prepared for the coroner. Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.