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Man found dead in car in Othello-area drainage canal

Staff Report | June 21, 2022 4:51 PM

OTHELLO — An autopsy is pending in the case of a man found dead in his car in an irrigation drainage canal about four miles north of Othello.

Steven Ray Priddy, 55, was dead at the scene; the car was in the canal in the 1900 block of West Foley Road, according to a social media announcement from the Adams County Sheriff’s Office.

Local farmers working in the area found Priddy’s body, the announcement said.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation, it said.

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