Police on Tuesday said that a man apparently froze to death after his car got stuck in heavy snow in Gunma Prefecture over the weekend.
According to police, the man's body was found at around 1 p.m. Monday inside his car on a prefectural highway near Minamimaki. Fuji TV that snow removal crews discovered the car as they were plowing near the Shimonita Saku railway line.
Police said the man, estimated to be in his 50s, had frozen to death after his car stalled in a snowstorm and was covered with snow. The area had about 1.2 meters of snow over the weekend.© Japan Today