Search underway for missing motorist after crash

Kyle Connor / Courtesy Onondaga Co. Sheriff's Office

The Onondaga County Sheriff TMs Department reports that a search is underway for a missing motorist after an early morning crash on the 2800 block of West Seneca Turnpike. Police say that a 2004 Ford Ranger pickup truck was traveling east on West Seneca when it drifed off of the road, flipped over, and struck a utility pole. Neighbors told deputies that they heard the crash and saw two individuals running away from the vehicle and heading into a nearby woods.

Police say that they found 24-year-old Robert Kilcoyne of Dublin Road in Marcellus a short distance from the crash scene. He was taken to Community General Hospital for treatment for what has been described as minor injuries. Police believe that Kilcoyne was the passenger in the truck. According to the Sheriff's Office, he appeared to be intoxicated at the time and was uncooperative with the investigation.

Deputies report that the subject of the search is 24-year-old Kyle Connor of Cedarvale Road in Marcellus. Connor is believed to have been driving the truck at the time of the crash. Personnel from both police and fire agencies are assisting in the search, and officials are unsure of Connor TMs physical condition due to the cold temperatures and possible injuries resulting from the crash.

Anyone with any information regarding this incident or the whereabouts of Kyle Connor is asked to call the Onondaga County Sheriff TMs Office at 425-2111.