An Akron truck driver passed away after experiencing a medical emergency and driving off U.S. 6 near King Road.

Monday morning, May 13th at about 5:15, 71-year-old Gary Dodge was driving westbound on U.S. 6 in a flatbed 2024 Kenworth on U.S. 6 and had a medical episode that caused him to drive off the highway.

Emergency responders on the scene attempted life saving measures but were unsuccessful.    

Mr. Hodge was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Marshall County Deputy Jeffery Haygood was assisted at the scene by officers from the Marshall County Sheriff’s Department, Bremen Police Department, Bremen EMS and Fire Department, along with Reichert & Knepp Towing.