ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man who was found dead inside a tractor-trailer along the side of 590 last week was identified Monday by law enforcement.
According to officials from the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, 37-year-old Jeffrey Shorter of Irondequoit was the person found dead in the truck.
Authorities have not immediately disclosed a cause of death. Officials from the sheriff’s office said Monday that they expressed their condolences to the family and friends of Shorter.
Deputies responded Friday around 10:35 a.m. to the area of 590 southbound near Elmwood Avenue for the report of a deceased man. The investigation reduced the highway to two lanes for a short period of time.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man was found inside a tractor-trailer on the side of a highway in Rochester Friday morning.
According to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to the area of 590 southbound near Elmwood Avenue around 10:35 a.m. for the report of a deceased male.
Deputies discovered the deceased shortly thereafter, and traffic was reduced to two lanes on 590 in that location while police investigated.
Officials say they are working to notify next of kin, adding that “Our thoughts are with the family of the deceased.”
The investigation remains ongoing.
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