(BRUCE TWP, ON) - On December 26, 2019 at 1:09 a.m., a South Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officer on patrol along Highway 21 in Bruce Township located a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) in the ditch.
The lone occupant was pronounced dead at the scene. The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending next-of-kin notification.
The South Bruce OPP is continuing to investigate the collision with members of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation unit and the Coroner's office.
Highway 21 has been closed between Bruce-Saugeen Line and Concession 12 in Bruce Township for the safety of emergency responders. Motorists are asked to respect the closure and avoid the incident area.
The investigation is in its early stages.
The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.