Coroner rules on death of 86-year-old man found mile away from disabled vehicle

The coroner's office on Friday said an 86-year-old man died Aug. 25 about a mile from his disabled vehicle.

This took place on Canebrake Road, 3 miles north of Highway 178 in the Inyokern area.

Lyndon Eugene Yearwood, of Lake Isabella, died of probable hyperthermia with a significant condition of arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The coroner's office ruled his death an accident.

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