Driver suffers medical issue before fatal Hayden crash

Driver suffers medical issue before fatal Hayden crash

Driver suffers medical issue before fatal Hayden crash

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by KREM.com

KREM.com

Posted on May 8, 2014 at 5:27 PM

HAYDEN, Idaho -- Authorities said a 55-year-old man was killed Thursday morning after crashing through a fence and hitting a tree.

The Kootenai County Sheriff was called to the scene of the crash on North Government way near Miles Avenue in Hayden. Deputies found a white 2008 Chevrolet Van, driven by Michael Poorboy. He left the roadway, drove several yards before crashing through a wooden fence and into a tree.

Officials said Poorboy was unconscious when deputies arrived and lifesaving measures were used.

He was transported to Kootenai Health but they were unable to revive him.

During the crash investigation, officials found Poorboy suffered a medical issue while he was driving.
 

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