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Driver dead after crashing into pole in Scarborough: police

Emergency crews were called to the scene just after 4 a.m. Monday
The scene of the crash in the city's east end. Global News

A 51-year-old man is dead after he crashed into a pole in Scarborough early Monday, officials say.

Toronto police said emergency crews were called just after 4 a.m. to the area of Scarborough Golf Club and Kingston roads.

Police said the driver of a car was taken to hospital after he crashed into a pole.

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Paramedics told Global News the man was taken to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

A was pronounced dead at the hospital, police said.

Road closures were put in place in the area following the collision and TTC vehicles were being rerouted.

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There is no word on what may have caused the crash.

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