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Swayzee Man Dies in Auto Accident-Apparent Heart Attack

by Sammy Edmonds posted Jan 20 2014 4:03PM
Authorities believe a Swayzee man died from a heart attack before crashing his vehicle into a parked car Tuesday night.
Swayzee Town Marshal Mike Jones says 64-year-old Roger Carpenter of Swayzee was traveling along West Adams Street when he lost control of his pick-up truck and collided with a parked car. 
Jones says Carpenter was not breathing when Swayzee police and E-M-T’s arrived.  They performed C-P-R before transporting him to Marion General Hospital where he was pronounced dead just before 9 p-m. 
An autopsy is schedule for today, but officials believe Carpenter suffered a heart attack before the crash.
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Swayzee Man Dies in Auto Accident-Apparent Heart Attack
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