Medics and police responded to 14th and Union just before 7p Wednesday to a report that a man was found slumped over inside a vehicle parked at the location.
All details at this point are preliminary and have not been confirmed with authorities. We will continue to update as we learn more about the situation.
According to Seattle Fire radio dispatches, the man was found slumped inside a white vehicle at the location. A large medical response was initiated but we do not have details on the man’s condition.
Witnesses at the scene reported a body under a sheet nearby.
The intersection was closed fore more than hour and remained closed as of 8:20p as the medical examiner was called to the scene.
UPDATE: Police were called to the scene to investigate, but found no signs of foul play. A few more details from Seattle Fire:
At 6:41 p.m. we were called to the 14th Avenue and East Union Street for a Med 7 response. Aid Unit 25 and Engine 25 and Medic Unit 1 all responded to an unconscious, unresponsive male in the back of a van. Firefighters and Paramedics spent 45 minutes performing CPR and trying to revive the man. The male in his 40’s, never regained consciousness. As standard procedure we called the Medical Examiner and the Seattle Police Department to investigate the death.