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Man dead after car leaves road, rolls and crashes into tree

A 55-year-old resident of Newmarket has died as a result of a single motor vehicle collision that occurred on Scugog Line 12, east of Marsh Hill Road in Scugog Township.

On Friday, June 17 at about 7:50 pm officers from the North Division were called to a serious single motor vehicle collision in Scugog. A 2007 black Honda sedan was travelling eastbound when it left the roadway on the north side, partially rolling over, striking a large tree, said a police statement.

First responders arrived within minutes. However the driver and lone occupant of the vehicle, succumbed to his injuries at the collision scene.

Members of the DRPS – Collision Investigation Unit, attended the scene to conduct an investigation. The area of the roadway was closed for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Detective Constable Bill Scott of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5217.

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