(KMOV) – Authorities said the driver of a Best Buy “Geek Squad” Volkswagen Beetle may have suffered a medical emergency that led to him being found dead in St. Charles County on Monday.
Authorities said the body of 46-year-old Richard M. Mellenbruch of Ballwin, Mo., was discovered inside the car on the side of eastbound Interstate 64 near Research Center Dr. in Weldon Spring around 9:30 a.m.
Police say the car traveled off the road and struck a concrete median before ending up near trees.
Mellenbruch was pronounced dead at the scene.
His cause of death is still being investigated.