Man found dead in overturned car in Merced County

MERCED COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) -- Authorities say a car involved in a deadly crash in Merced County belonged to a man who has been missing since March.

The crash scene was found off Highway 59 and Snelling Road on Wednesday morning.

The overturned car was found about 200 to 300 feet down an embankment on the side of the roadway.

The California Highway Patrol says a man's body was discovered in the wreckage.

Investigators don't know exactly when the crash happened but say the body was showing signs of decomposition.

Officials said the crashed Toyota belongs to 63-year-old Steven Roach. Officers have not confirmed if he was the person found inside the car.

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