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Truck driver suffers heart attack, pulls over before dying

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DEL MAR (CNS) - The driver of a big rig managed to pull his vehicle over before dying of an apparent heart attack on Interstate 5 in the Del Mar area early Thursday, authorities said.

The incident on northbound I-5 north of Via De La Valle was reported at 7:26 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol.

The driver had pulled to the right shoulder prior to dying, CHP Officer Tommy Doerr said.

Paramedics attempted cardiopulmonary resuscitation on the man but were unsuccessful, the CHP reported.

His identity will be released once his family is notified.

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