Truck driver dies after apparent medical emergency in Orleans County

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A tractor trailer truck driver died after suffering an apparent medical emergency while driving on Niagara Orleans County Line Road on Monday, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office said.

Police said that a truck, being driven by 59-year-old Lebert Z. Cleveland of Lancaster, was traveling southbound on County Line Road in the town of Yates when he veered off the roadway, stopping on a lawn of a residence just before 3 p.m. Monday.

He was unconscious when first responders arrived. The sheriff’s office said that “it appears he suffered a medical emergency before leaving the roadway.”

He was transported to Medina Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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