Man found at vehicle accident scene believed dead of natural causes

Dec 20, 2017 By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier

After a n automobile wreck was reported over the weekend near Jeffrey City, it has been determined that a man had died of natural causes while driving.

Emergency personnel were dispatched at 6:03 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, to 3900 Ore Road near Jeffrey City on a report of a vehicle in the ditch.

According to a report from Undersheriff Ryan Lee, a male subject was found in his vehicle off of Ore Road "slumped over the wheel."

"The subject appeared to have died of natural causes while driving," Lee reported.

"There was no crash involved."

There were no other vehicles at the scene, and the driver was the only occupant of the automobile found in the ditch.

The incident is under investigation by the Fremont County Coroner's Office.

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