Big Rig Driver Dies Behind the Wheel

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

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

    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.