A 65 year old Gravenhurst man was pronounced dead after a collision with a hydro pole Monday.
Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a single vehicle collision that occurred on Bethune Drive near Winewood Avenue in Gravenhurst on Monday October 23rd just after 8:00 p.m.
Witnesses reported that a southbound pick-up truck had left the roadway and struck a hydro pole.
Police and Muskoka EMS responded quickly and found the driver, 65 year-old Bernie Bowins of Gravenhurst, unresponsive.
Lifesaving efforts were made but were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Bethune Drive was closed for a period of time as OPP Technical Traffic Investigators conducted an investigation into the cause, however it is not being treated as suspicious.
Police are asking anyone that may have witnessed the collision or who has information to please call Bracebridge OPP at (888)310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
You can submit your information online at www.crimestopperssdm.com if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000