Motorist dies of heart attack |

Motorist dies of heart attack

Susan Wood

A 59-year-old Sparks man died of a heart attack Saturday when he stopped his vehicle heading eastbound at the traffic light on Highway 50 at Park Avenue.

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department went to the call at 7:33 p.m. The case has since been turned over to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Coroner. His identity will be revealed when next of kin has been notified.

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