Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office

Sandoval County Deputies were dispatched to the area of Northern Boulevard and 60th Avenue at 11:08 a.m. Feb. 5, after a report of a vehicle stuck in the snow and a person lying near it, according to a news release from the Sandoval County Sheriff’s Office.
Upon arrival, deputies confirmed that the man, later identified as Robert Gioia, was deceased. After investigating the incident, they determined the death was accidental.