A 59-year-used man has died after he was injured on an Erin, Ont. golf course during a violent storm that ripped thru the region Saturday evening.
Emergency crews responded to experiences of the injured man rapidly after 6 p.m. on the Calerin Golf Club.
Police pronounce the excessive climate introduced on a tree and hydro line to fall on an unoccupied vehicle in the car parking location.
The owner approached the vehicle to extinguish a minute fire that had started when he collapsed all at once, essentially based on officers.
William Elliott of Halton Hills was pronounced slow on the scene.
Across the avenue, Erin resident Mark Fawcett couldn’t consider the severity of the storm.
“The next ingredient you know the wind was unbiased going crazy,” he acknowledged. “As we purchased nearer [to the club] there possess been golfers there asserting attend off since the hydro line was down.”
Fawcett says he saw a vehicle and surrounding bushes interact fire and a person laying in the car parking location.
“It was a reasonably horrific scene,” he acknowledged.
Hydro One was on scene attributable to downed bushes and wires.
“We’re no longer ready to give the dear points of the OPP’s investigation right now,” acknowledged Hydro One in an announcement. “We remind people of the public to dwell on the least 10 metres or the dimensions of a school bus a ways off from downed energy lines, even in the event that they conclude no longer understand are residing, and to file downed energy lines by calling your local emergency products and services or local utility.”
Other folk which might perhaps perhaps be residing nearby, fancy Chad Bryant, pronounce the final 24 hours has been harrowing and no longer one thing you query to understand during from where you are residing.
“Which that you just might understand someone laying there,” acknowledged resident John Leenders. “It was so a lot to course of. Some stuff you don’t unsee.”
OPP pronounce a post-mortem has been scheduled to identify the reason on the attend of Elliot’s death.