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Police: Man Driving Self To Hospital Dies On The Way, Crashes Truck

CEDAR CITY, Utah (AP) — A 49-year-old man who troopers say was driving himself to a southern Utah emergency room apparently died of a medical condition and crashed his truck before he arrived.

Utah Highway Patrol officials say the crash happened Monday on State Route 56, west of Cedar City.

UHP Sgt. Todd Royce says a female passenger in the vehicle confirmed the driver was in medical distress and was on his way to the hospital. Troopers say there were no skid marks or other evidence to suggest he died as a result of the crash.

Authorities say the Ford F-150 truck had minor damage, but stayed upright after drifting off the road.

The man’s name and cause of death were not released.

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