Driver Killed in Hydro Pole Crash in East Gwillimbury

York Regional Police say a driver died in a fiery crash in East Gwillimbury early Thursday.

Emergency crews were called to a single-vehicle crash on Davis Drive, near Highway 48, at around 4:38 a.m.

Police said the vehicle crashed into a hydro pole and then caught on fire.

“When we arrived on scene the vehicle was fully engulfed,” police told Global News.

Driver dead after vehicle crashes into hydro pole in East Gwillimbury

The driver inside the vehicle was pronounced dead.

Police said investigators are still in the process of identifying the deceased.

Davis Drive is closed in both directions between Highway 48 and York-Durham Line for the investigation.

The cause of the fiery single-vehicle crash is still under investigation by police. Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact investigators. The identity of the deceased driver has not yet been released to the public.

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