- Associated Press - Saturday, May 27, 2017

WOOD RIVER, Neb. (AP) - Officials say sheriff’s deputies checking on a dump truck stopped on railroads tracks in central Nebraska found the driver dead inside the cab.

The Grand Island Independent reports (https://bit.ly/2quaqcC ) that the discovery was made about 6:25 a.m. Friday. Officials say 64-year-old Gary Rouse, of Gibbon, died of a medical condition while driving a Mack dump truck in Wood River.

Investigators say Rouse was eastbound on Highway 30 when he had a medical issue that caused him to leave the roadway and come to rest on the railroad tracks.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other vehicles were involved.


Information from: The Grand Island Independent, https://www.theindependent.com

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