Police: driver suffered cardiac event before crash

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State police said a heart problem killed the driver of a tractor trailer that crashed earlier this week in Franklin County.

Police issued a news release early Thursday morning that said 51-year-old Steven Lee Winfrey of Roanoke, Virginia suffered “an acute cardiac event” just before his truck left the Interstate.  His death was listed as “natural.”

The crash happened on I-81 north near exit 10 in Guilford Township, Franklin County.  Police said the tractor trailer struck a cement culvert and burst into flames.


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