Crash claims the life of elderly Meaford man
An OPP cruiser is pictured on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. (Dan Lauckner / CTV Kitchener)
Published Monday, June 19, 2017 5:34PM EDT
An 81-year-old man is dead following a single-vehicle collision in Grey County.
The crash occurred around 1:30 p.m. Monday on Grey Road 18 between Grey Road 29 and Gerald Shortt Parkway near the community of Sydenham, between Owen Sound and Meaford.
According to Grey County OPP, the man’s car had crossed the roadway before going into the ditch.
The driver got out of the car and got help from a bystander. Police say he later went into medical distress and was pronounced dead.
He has been identified as Joseph Bell of Meaford.
Grey Road 18 was closed for several hours as police investigated the crash.