Niagara Regional Police are investigating a single vehicle collision which resulted in the death of a 65-year-old driver Saturday morning in Wainfleet.
At about 10:25 a.m., the NRP, Wainfleet Fire Service and the Niagara Emergency Medical Service were called to the collision which occurred on Regional Road 27 near Roberston Road in Wainfleet.
The driver, who was from Welland, was driving a 2014 GMC Seirra pick-up-truck westbound on Regional Road 27. The man lost control of the vehicle exiting the roadway. The vehicle then entered a ditch near a soybean field. Police said the vehicle continued in a southwesterly direction through the field before hitting a tree and coming to a stop.
The driver was declared dead on the scene.
Police are asking any witnesses to come forward and contact detectives at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500. Witnesses can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).