Truck driver found dead behind wheel

March 18, 2013

LIMA - A Michigan truck driver who picked up a shipment from the Procter & Gamble Warehouse early Thursday was found dead in his truck cab later that morning.

The Allen County Sheriff’s Office responded to the call around 10:20 a.m. Thursday to check on the driver who was pulled off the road near the warehouse at 840 N. Thayer Road. They found Jerry Turner, 61, of Wayne, Mich., slumped over the wheel.

Turner checked out of the distribution center at 3:30 a.m. A Sheriff’s Office lieutenant said the coroner was going to determine a cause of death, but no foul play was involved.