330 PM update: The body of 77-year old Owen Conner of Sodus was found in a pickup truck this morning that had gone over an embankment at Route 96 and County Road 6 in Phelps, landing near a creek. Sheriff Phil Povero says the truck may have been there for days,  it was spotted this morning by a person who lives nearby.



Conner was on his way back from South Carolina where he was the subject of a missing persons report.


Povero says Conner might not have seen the intersection stop sign at Pre-emption and 96.

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Ontario County Deputies say that an elderly man has been found dead in a car in Phelps.

They were called to a report of a car over an embankment at Route 96 and County Road #6. Deputies believe the car had failed to stop at the stop sign, and went over an embankment on Route 96 coming to rest on its side in the creek.

77 year old Owen Conner of Sodus was found dead inside the car.

Deputies are not sure how long the car had been there.

Authorities say Conner had been reported missing by police in South Carolina on January 31st. They last had heard that he was on his way to Sodus.

The investigation is continuing.