Cozumel, Q.R. — A man died Thursday afternoon in the middle of a Cozumel street after pulling his car over and requesting help. The unusual incident happened in the Centro neighborhood after he got out of his car and asked for help, saying he felt bad.
Moments later, at 2:35 p.m., witnesses called emergency services reporting the man had fainted in the middle of the street next to his car. Although paramedics did arrive quickly and noted the man had weak vital signs, they were unable to save him. He was pronounced on scene.
The deceased male has been identified as 29-year-old René Q.P. While the official cause of death has yet to be determined, family members say the young man had a medical history of asthma.