Police Investigation: Driver Lost Consciousness

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(Photo courtesy of Shane Parker)
(Photo courtesy of Shane Parker)

The Sheridan Police Department issued a media release Friday with more information regarding Thursday morning's accident at the Starbucks in Sheridan. The release states that further investigation indicated that the driver, 60 year-old Jerome Hunter, left his residence and was proceeding northbound on Coffeen Avenue. At some point, Hunter lost consciousness while driving. When he awoke, there was smoke in the vehicle and the crash had already occurred. Hunter’s injuries consisted of minor abrasions and he was treated and released from the hospital. A blood sample was taken by the officer with Hunter’s permission for the investigation. At this time, no citations or charges have been filed in this matter.

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