Police were called at around 4:40pm on 30th March 2019 by NWAS to a report of a single-vehicle road traffic collision in the area of Red Sykes near the A590, Ulverston, involving an 84-year-old man and a car.
A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The vehicle involved was a Honda Jazz, owned by the man who had become unwell.
“It is believed he stopped the car in a safe location before stepping out. No other vehicles or people were involved in the incident.
“The man was taken to Preston Royal Infirmary but he subsequently died on the evening of 31st March 2019.
“His family have requested their thanks be expressed to the police and fire service.”