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Newmarket man dead after vehicle collides with a tree in Scugog

DAN CEARNS, The Standard

SCUGOG: A 55-year-old Newmarket resident has died after his vehicle struck a tree in Scugog Township.

According to Durham Regional Police, the collision occurred “on Scugog Line 12, east of Marsh Hill Road” on Friday, June 17th.

“At approximately 7:50 p.m., officers from the North Division were called to a serious single motor vehicle collision on Scugog Line 12 east of Marsh Hill Road. A 2007 black Honda sedan was travelling eastbound when it left the roadway on the north side, partially rolling over, striking a large tree,” a Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) press release read.

But DRPS stated while “first responders arrived within minutes,” the driver “succumbed to his injuries at the collision scene.”

Anyone who has any further information on this incident is being asked to call Detective Constable Bill Scott of the Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 ext. 5217. There is also a toll-free number at 1-888-579-1520.

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