TRAGIC: Man dies at Hungry Jacks Gladstone

Police tape surrounds the entrance to Hungry Jack's, Gladstone, on 21 November 2017.
Police tape surrounds the entrance to Hungry Jack's, Gladstone, on 21 November 2017. Matt Taylor

UPDATE | POLICE have confirmed an elderly man tragically died at Hungry Jacks Gladstone this morning.

The 64-year-old went into cardiac arrest after suffering a heart attack at the fast food store and was assessed by paramedics just after 10am.

Once police arrived, Hungry Jacks was sectioned off by police tape.

A QPS spokesman said the family of the victim have been notified.

The death has been confirmed as non-suspicious.


EARLIER | ‎PARAMEDICS and Queensland Police were called to a local fast food store this morning after reports of a medical emergency.

About 10.12am, QAS requested police attend Hungry Jacks Gladstone at the corner of Dawson Highway and Blain Dr, Gladstone Central.

A QAS spokesman said  once they got there, paramedics assessed one male patient at the shop who had suffered "cardiac arrest".

When called by The Observer about 12.30pm, he said ambulance services had already left but police were still at the scene.

The area has been taped off and the shop has been temporarily closed.

Updates to follow.


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