Big Rig Driver Dies Behind the Wheel

Police suspect a man may have died before crashing into a fence

By Sarah Grieco
|  Monday, Oct 17, 2011  |  Updated 10:10 AM PDT
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Big Rig Driver Dies Behind the Wheel

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A truck driver was found dead Monday morning after hitting another vehicle and a fence.

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A 55-year-old truck driver was found dead behind the wheel Monday morning in Chula Vista, according to police.

Officers responded to a call at around 5 a.m. that a truck had veered off the road on 4th Avenue near G Street, according to Chula Vista police Lt. Phil Collum. Witnesses reported the truck hitting a Nissan and a fence.

The driver looked as though he died before crashing the truck, according to Collum.

The cause of death has yet to be determined.

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