VIDEO: 67-year-old man dies in Death Valley after car runs out of gas

David W. Kelleher, a 67 year old man died in Death Valley National Park after his car ran out of gas.

His body was found on Tuesday by two park visitors. He abandoned his car in an apparent attempt to get help.

Per Fox 5 “Rangers say he had entered the park several days earlier. A ranger noticed a car in Zabriskie Point parking log on June 8 and noticed the same car there three days later.

A heat wave caused record temperatures, up to 123 degrees.

After discovering that the vehicle was registered to Kelleher and learned that there was no missing person report on him. A records search also showed that a park ranger had cited Kelleher for off-road driving on May 30.”