Body found in vehicle near Lake Creek Bridge, authorities investigating

An investigation is now underway after a man's body was found in a vehicle near Lake Creek Bridge in Montgomery County

Officials said a bicyclist saw a Ford Expedition in the water near Honea Egypt Road. 

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Authorities said they received the call around 9:15 a.m. Sunday morning, and the rescue took four to five hours. 

Officials stated a gator in the area was partially the reason why the rescue took a while. 

It's unclear how long the truck has been there as the area was heavily flooded.