NEPHI, Utah — Utah police are investigating after a truck driver was found dead in his rig at around 9:30 a.m. on Dec. 3 at a 7-11 store in Nephi.
According to a Nephi Police Department Facebook post, the truck was parked in the east parking area of the store.
“Due to the death being unattended, an investigation is being conducted with the assistance of the State Bureau of Investigations and the Utah State Crime Lab,” the Facebook post stated. “The investigation is still ongoing. At this time, there appears to be no foul play and no threat towards the public.”
Police didn’t release the driver’s name.
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