UPDATED: One Person Killed In County Crash

Sunday April 22nd, 2018

Posted at 12:04pm


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One person has been killed after a single vehicle crash around 9:25am Sunday morning.

OPP say that the vehicle was travelling eastbound on Essex County Road 42 near Big Creek left the roadway and collided with a hydro pole and ended up submerged in Big Creek.

Lakeshore Fire Department and Chatham Kent Fire and Emergency Services pulled the person from the vehicle.

Police are looking for witnesses to the crash. They say two women operating a silver mini-van or similar were at the collision scene moments after the crash but left prior to speaking with police.

The OPP believe these witnesses can assist in the collision investigation and are urged to contact them immediately at 1-888-310-1122.

A 65 year old Lakeshore man died from injuries sustained in the collision.

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