Written By: Monday, June 19th 2017

Grey County OPP have identified the man who died following a single vehicle crash Monday afternoon.

81 year old Joseph Bell from Meaford died after his vehicle crossed the westbound lane and collided into a ditch along Grey Rd. 18 in Meaford.

The driver exited his vehicle and returned to the roadway where he was assisted by a passing motorist.

He then went into medical distress.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by an attending Coroner.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled for June 20.

Original Story

Grey County OPP are investigating a fatal single motor vehicle collision.

They were called to Grey Rd 18 near Grey Rd 29 at around 1:30 Monday after a report of a vehicle in the ditch.

They are investigating the cause of the crash and ask the public to respect the road closure for the safety of emergency responders.

The road was closed for about 3 hours, but has since reopened.