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October 17, 2013

Police Log: Oct. 17, 2013 — Fatal incident

CHAMPLAIN — A Plattsburgh man died after he suffered a medical condition caused him to drive his car off the road.

On Tuesday morning, Francis P. Parish, 68, of Plattsburgh drove a 2007 Dodge Grand Caravan off Prospect Road in Champlain and struck a tree, Chazy-based State Police said.

Emergency medical personnel were dispatched to the site of the accident at about 11:41 a.m.

Parish was the only occupant of the vehicle, police said.

The exact cause of Parish’s death was unclear Wednesday night but an autopsy is scheduled for today, police said.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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