Man dies after medical episode in parking lot of Winter Park Resort |

Man dies after medical episode in parking lot of Winter Park Resort

On April 1 at approximately 4:43 p.m., officers from the Fraser Winter Park Police Department responded to a medical call at a parking lot at Winter Park Resort.

According to a news release from the Fraser Winter Park Police Department, good samaritans on the scene found a 55-year-old man in the driver’s seat of his vehicle, unresponsive and suffering from an apparent medical episode. The group was able to get the man out of his vehicle and began CPR.

They contacted the police department; officers responded and took over lifesaving efforts. Grand County EMS and members of the East Grand Fire District also arrived on scene to assist. The man died, despite resuscitation efforts.

The Grand County Coroner’s Officer was called to the scene and initiated an investigation, according to the release.

An autopsy is planned to determine the cause and manner of death. The victim was visiting the area from Wells, Maine. His formal identification will be released by the Grand County Coroner’s Office.

More Like This, Tap A Topic
deathfraser winter park policenews

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

The Sky-Hi News strives to deliver powerful stories that spark emotion and focus on the place we live.

Over the past year, contributions from readers like you helped to fund some of our most important reporting, including coverage of the East Troublesome Fire.

If you value local journalism, consider making a contribution to our newsroom in support of the work we do.