A 55-year-old man is dead after his vehicle was driven into a drainage canal near farmlands Monday afternoon near Othello.

Adams County deputies went to the scene - in the 1900 block of Foley Road - where they say local farmers found the driver deceased.

He's been identified as Steven Ray Priddy, whose body was taken to the coroner's office for an autopsy.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation.