“68-year-old Aptos Man Dies in Parking Lot: Victim Identified”

By | August 5, 2023



A 68-year-old man from Aptos, California, died in the parking lot of Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center due to an unexpected medical emergency, according to the Santa Cruz County Coroner’s Office. The incident occurred when a vehicle was found running against the curb at around 3:15 a.m. on July 25. Despite efforts to save him, the man, identified as Mark Steven Gandolfi, was pronounced dead at the scene. Jessica A. York reported

A 68-year-old resident of Aptos, California has been identified as the man who passed away in the parking lot of the Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center. The Santa Cruz County Coroner’s Office has determined that Mark Steven Gandolfi’s death was the result of an unforeseen medical emergency. The incident occurred in the early hours of July 25, when the California Highway Patrol responded to a report of a vehicle left running against the curb of the shopping center at the intersection of Soquel and State Park Drives. Despite the efforts of medical personnel to save him, Gandolfi was pronounced dead at the scene..