Dover Township Man Dies In Crash

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A 47-year-old man is dead after police say his vehicle left Creek Line near Pain Court, hit a tree and burst into flames.

It happened around 11pm Thursday night.

Investigators say the westbound vehicle was travelling at a “high rate of speed” on Creek Line between Bearline Rd. and Winterline Rd. when the driver lost control, left the road and hit a tree.

Emergency crews were able to free the man from the wreckage before the vehicle caught fire.

He was taken to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance where he later died.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Chatham-Kent police or Crime Stoppers.