Man dies in Port Carling after truck pins him to a tree
Man dies in Port Carling, Ont. after truck pins him to a tree on July 15, 2017 (Township of Muskoka Lakes Fire Dept.)
Published Sunday, July 16, 2017 6:52PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, July 16, 2017 7:00PM EDT
A man has died after he was pinned to a tree by his pick-up truck in Port Carling on Saturday.
Emergency crews believe the man’s van had been left in drive or neutral when it began to roll away down an embankment.
The man tried to jump back into the truck to stop it but was caught and pinned against a tree. Neighbours attempted to free him but were unable.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Foul play is not suspected, but OPP and the coroner are investigating.
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