Update in Merom Death Investigation

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Preliminary autopsy results have been released in a Merom death investigation.

Early Sunday morning, a vehicle left Cooper Street in Merom and caught fire.

The driver was the only person inside the vehicle.

The Sullivan County Coroner has identified him as 20-year-old Mitchell Ridge of Sullivan.

The coroner says his manner of death is accidental.

The cause of death is pending toxicology results, which could take two weeks.

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