Port Angeles man dies on state Highway 112 near Joyce following heart attack
Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News
Traffic on state Highway 112 backs up as first responders from Clallam County Fire District No. 4 assist a man with a medical emergency in the middle of the highway in Joyce on Wednesday.
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It is believed that Jones suffered a heart attack, said State Patrol spokesman Trooper Russ Winger.
Highway 112 near Joyce was blocked in both directions from about 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. while paramedics with Clallam County Fire District No. 4 tried to save Jones, Winger said.
The State Patrol received reports of a car driving erratically on Highway 112 at about 4:30 p.m.
Winger said Jones, who was believed to have been driving alone, pulled over on his own.
There was no crash, Winger said.
“Fire[fighters] responded and [were] at the scene performing medical emergency CPR. They were unable to revive him,” he said.
Last modified: May 01. 2014 7:18PM