RCMP on Vancouver Island are investigating the discovery of a deceased man under unusual circumstances.
Port Alberni RCMP were called to an area of Highway 4 near the Taylor River rest area for a minor single-vehicle crash around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.
First responders found the adult male driver uninjured. However, there was also the body of a man in the vehicle.
“The cause of death is under investigation but is not believed to be related to the collision,” police said in a media release, adding they were investigating the circumstances “surrounding the incident.”
“Police do not believe there is any danger to the public regarding this incident.”