Deceased trucker discovered in rig on side of road

The driver was 60 years old.

A truck driver was found lifeless in his rig on the side of a road in Florida early Thursday.

The incident happened on October 18th in Ocala, Florida at around 3:50 a.m. Ocala police say that the semi truck was traveling west along Northwest Blichton Road when the rig suddenly swerved off the road and struck a pole, slowing it down before it came to a stop in the 3700 block of the road. Several people at the gas station across the street noticed this occurrence and called 911, reported The Ocala Star Banner.

When police arrived, they discovered 60-year-old Tim Davis lifeless inside the cab of his rig. Upon investigation, they discovered that Davis had left home and driven to Butcher Transportation Services Inc., his employer, picked up some water, and was on his was to Orlando when police believe he suffered some sort of medical condition, which took his life. The incident is still under investigation.

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