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Georgia man found dead in parked truck on I-95 exit at Northlake Blvd. in Palm Beach Gardens

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash Thursday morning on Interstate 95 southbound near the Northlake Boulevard exit in Palm Beach Gardens.
Posted at 7:35 AM, Mar 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-07 13:27:33-05

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol said a Georgia man was found dead Thursday morning on the Interstate 95 southbound exit ramp at Northlake Boulevard in Palm Beach Gardens.

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The FHP said Fire Rescue crews responded to a parked 2009 KW truck and trailer at that location around 6:50 a.m.

When crews arrived, the driver, Michael Scott Mims, 48, of Waycross, Georgia, was unresponsive.

FHP said it appeared Mims had a medical event and was pronounced dead at the scene.

There was no evidence of trauma. The cause of death remains under investigation.