Man found dead in car
Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 5:00 pm
The Martin Police Department is investigating an accident in which the driver was deceased.
The one-vehicle accident occurred about 2:15 p.m. Sunday afternoon on Gardner-Hynds Road in Martin.
Upon arrival, officers observed a red 2010 Dodge Charger sitting in a field on the north side of Gardner-Hynds Road, with the driver slumped over the wheel. Further investigation showed the driver to be 64-year-old Dennis Mullins of Martin. Officers found Mullins to be unresponsive and paramedics were called to the scene.
The vehicle was traveling eastbound on Gardner-Hynds Road and left the roadway, went through a shallow ditch and came to rest. A passing motorist observed the vehicle and called police.
Investigators were called to the scene and the accident is still under investigation pending an autopsy. Published in The Messenger 6.12.12