62 year-old man dead after vehicle crashes into ditch in Beaverton


Published June 3, 2023 at 9:23 am

A Beaverton man is dead after his vehicle left the roadway and entered a ditch in Brock Township Friday night.

Police responded to a single motor vehicle collision at Lakeridge Road near Beach Road Friday, just before 6 p.m., and discovered a black 2003 Ford F150 pickup truck that had reportedly driven off the roadway and into a ditch.

A 62 year-old man was the driver and only occupant in the vehicle. Officers say he was transported to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead. The driver’s identity has not been released.

Investigators closed the roads for several hours while evidence was collected.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to contact D/Cst Rayne of the Collision Investigation Unit at 905-579-1520 ext. 5256.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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