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Montreal senior found dead in snow-covered car in LaSalle

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WATCH ABOVE: The intense snowstorm that raged across Quebec left several dead, caused big-scale accidents and stranded hundreds of people. As Global's Matt Grillo reports, officials are now dealing with the aftermath – Mar 16, 2017

An 88-year-old man was found dead inside his snow-covered car in LaSalle Thursday.

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Authorities responded to a 911 call at 8 a.m.

According to first responders, the cause of death remains unknown, but it’s possible the senior suffered from a medical emergency while trying to clear the snow off his car.

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Paramedics were unable to revive him.

Police officers attend the scene after an 88-year-old man was found dead inside his car on March 16, 2017.
Police officers attend the scene after an 88-year-old man was found dead inside his car on March 16, 2017. Brayden Haines/Global News
Police officers attend the scene after an 88-year-old man was found dead inside his car on March 16, 2017.
Police officers attend the scene after an 88-year-old man was found dead inside his car on March 16, 2017. Brayden Haines/Global News
Police officers attend the scene after an 88-year-old man was found dead inside his car on March 16, 2017.
Police officers attend the scene after an 88-year-old man was found dead inside his car on March 16, 2017. Brayden Haines/Global News

“No criminal involvement was involved in this case,” said Daniel Lacoursière, a spokesperson with Montreal police.

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The man’s body was found on 16th Avenue, near Centrale Street.

Snowstorm deaths

Wednesday, two men died in their truck just southeast of Quebec City after crews were unable to reach them because of poor road conditions.

Earlier Thursday, a woman in her 50s was struck and killed by a snowblower near Victoriaville, about two hours away from Montreal.