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22 October, 2019
 
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Elderly man dies behind the wheel in Pelendri

Senior citizen dies of an apparent heart attack while driving on a village main road

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An elderly man died behind the wheel on Tuesday after suffering an apparent cardiac event on the main Pelendri road in Limassol district.

According to media reports, a 74-year-old local man was driving in the afternoon on the main road in Pelendri, when his car went over a traffic island and came to a complete stop after hitting a pole.

Residents in the area rushed to the man’s aid who appeared to be unconscious. He is believed to have suffered a heart attack just prior to the accident, based on the preliminary results of an on-site police investigation.

An autopsy is expected to shed light on the exact cause of death.

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