Man Killed In Crash Near Pefferlaw

Police don't know if trauma or a medical condition caused the death

A single-vehicle crash that resulted in the closure of Highway 48 near Pefferlaw this morning has claimed the life of a 76 year old man from Brechin.

In a video posted around 11 a.m., OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said “We’re not sure if this fatality is the result of trauma or as a result of a medical condition.”

The crash shut down the highway between Lake Ridge Road and River Beach Road for several hours. The highway has since reopened.