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Sunday March 10th, 2013

Posted at 12:01pm

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A 47-year-old Leamington man is dead after a crash early this morning.

Police say that a Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck was travelling east on Essex Road 8 and failed to stop at the “T” intersection and struck a ditch on the east side of Wheatley Road.

The lone occupant from Leamington was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police will not release his name until his next-of-kin has been notified.

This collision is currently being investigated by the Chatham-Kent Police Traffic Management Unit. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Michael Pearce at 519-355-1092. Anonymous callers may contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible for a cash reward.

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