Police said a man died Thursday after suffering a medical emergency while driving and crashing into a pole in Dubuque.

Thomas N. Gust, 76, of Dubuque, died after being taken by ambulance to MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center for treatment, according to a crash report. 

The crash occurred at about 9:25 a.m. Thursday near the intersection of Asbury and Bunker Hill roads. The report states that Gust was eastbound on Asbury Road when he "suffered a medical event, went unconscious and crashed into a utility pole."

Officers found Gust unconscious at the scene and performed CPR, the report states. Gust was pronounced dead at the hospital.

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