Man Found Dead at Marion Truck Stop

Most everyone in this area is familiar with Love's Truck Stop in Marion, near the intersection of NC 226 South and Interstate 40. Over the weekend a Tennessee man was found deceased there. Steven Bridge, age 30,  of Clinton, TN apparently passed away there on Friday afternoon. Just after 5 p.m.   911 communications dispatched emergency crews to check on someone sleeping in their vehicle at the Truck Stop. According to Lt. Rusty Jenkins of the Marion Police Department, once officers arrived on the scene, it was apparent that the occupant  was deceased. Jenkins said that there were no signs of foul play or evidence that the death was narcotics related. He added that Bridges did suffer from health-related issues.

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