Man succumbs while driving

Despite their best efforts, rescue crew was unable to save him

Despite their best  efforts, emergency crews were unable to save a man who collapsed while driving his pickup truck along First Avenue in Qualicum Beach Wednesday.

Fire chief Daryll Kohse said the man was spotted by a passerby after his truck left the road and came to rest against a tree on the front yard of a home.

Kohse said it appears the man suffered a heart attack while driving, causing him to lose control of the vehicle.

The name of the deceased man is not being released.

 

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