A Jamestown resident is dead after a traffic accident believed to be related to a medical episode he had while driving, according to Nick Hardy, an officer with the Jamestown Police Department.

Hardy said a 77-year-old man was traveling northbound on 14th Avenue Southwest when he had the episode. His vehicle rolled and struck a tree.

Jamestown Police Department officers and the staff of Jamestown Area Ambulance Service attempted life-saving measures at the scene but were unsuccessful. The accident victim was transported to Jamestown Regional Medical Center.

The name of the victim has not been released pending notification of family members.

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