Teen from Mitchell, Ont., victim of fatal crash in Woolwich: police

The rear end of a Waterloo Regional Police cruiser.
The rear end of a Waterloo Regional Police cruiser. Kevin Nielsen / Global News

Waterloo Regional Police say that an 18-year-old man from Mitchell, Ont., was the victim of a single-vehicle crash which occurred in Woolwich on Thursday morning.

They did not identify the victim.

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Police say that the man was headed eastbound on Lobsinger Line between Durst and Martin Creek roads when he lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a ditch. Police say he was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from the vehicle.

Police searched the area with police dogs but found no other victims.

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They say that they were called to the scene of the incident at around 6 a.m. The road was closed for several hours as police investigated the incident.

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The collision also caused a natural gas leak which police say was repaired by Enbridge.