Body found inside burning vehicle near Woodbine Racetrack

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Tue, Nov 21: Fire officials were called to a wooded area on Woodbine Racetrack’s property and discovered the remains of a man in his 60s after putting out the car fire. Catherine McDonald reports – Nov 21, 2017

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.

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The Office of the Fire Marshal has been notified.


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