A man in his 60s is dead following a single-vehicle collision near the Woodbine Racetrack in west-end Toronto early Tuesday morning.
Toronto Fire said they responded to a vehicle fire just after 5 a.m. in a field next to the Rexdale Boulevard on-ramp in front of the casino.
Emergency crews arrived on scene and found the vehicle engulfed in flames.
Firefighters managed to extinguish the fire and located a body inside.
Toronto paramedics said the person inside the vehicle was a man in his 60s.
Toronto police said the vehicle left the roadway and somehow ended up in a wooded area before catching on fire.
Police said they are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
The Office of the Fire Marshal has been notified.