SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WPMI) — The white male found on February 9, 2019 has been identified as Allen B. Patin Jr, from New Roads, LA. The autopsy results from 1st Judicial Medical Examiner Office found that Mr. Patin passed away of natural causes, no foul play is suspected.
On February 9, 2019, at approximately 10:33 a.m., the Florida Highway Patrol, Pensacola District Troopers responded to a welfare check at the I-10 westbound rest area at the 30-mile marker in Santa Rosa County.
Upon their arrival, they observed a tractor-trailer which matched the description of the vehicle.
Troopers attempted to make contact with the driver, with no success. Upon gaining access into the tractor’s cab, they observed a white male unresponsive. Trooper’s notified EMS, East Milton Fire/Rescue, and Lifeguard Ambulance Service responded. A white male, was pronounced deceased at 11:07 a.m. The investigation is on-going.