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1 killed in fatal crash in West Perth: OPP

Emergency services were called to Perth Line 16 between Perth Road 163 and Perth Road 143 at around 6:20 a.m. .
Emergency services were called to Perth Line 16 between Perth Road 163 and Perth Road 143 at around 6:20 a.m. . OPP West / Twitter

Provincial police say one person was killed in a single-vehicle crash in West Perth early Friday morning.

Perth County OPP say emergency services were called to Perth Line 16 between Perth Road 163 and Perth Road 143 at around 6:20 a.m. as a result of the collision.

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Police say the driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was travelling alone.

They’ve been identified by police as William Brown, 62, of West Perth.

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The road was closed for several hours Friday morning as police investigated the incident.

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The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).