A driver suffered a heart attack behind his wheel in Stadtallendorf (Marburg-Biedenkopf district), drove into a shop window and died.
The 72-year-old man is said to have lost consciousness early Wednesday morning after initial findings and therefore strayed from the street, the police said on Wednesday.
Stadtallendorf - He then drove into the window of an empty shop.
The 72-year-old died in the hospital, his 52-year-old passenger was uninjured.
The damage should amount to around 18,000 euros.