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Playa del Carmen man dies of heart attack while driving

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A man who crashed while driving in central Playa del Carmen has reportedly died of a heart attack.

The driver, who has been identified only as a 65-year-old local man, suffered a heart attack while driving along a city street. His car crashed into an SUV parked along Constituyentes Avenue.

The accident occurred in front of an auto parts store where police and paramedics arrived.

Medical personnel applied CPR but to no avail. The man was pronounced at the scene. Police say he had an oxygen tank with him.