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VPD investigating fatal car crash in South Vancouver

A 59-year-old Vancouver man has died following a single-vehicle crash in the city’s Marpole neighbourhood.

Around 8:45 p.m. yesterday, the driver was heading west on North Kent Avenue when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle struck a lamp post.

VPD officers responded, along with BC Ambulance and Vancouver Fire Rescue Services. The driver died at the scene. Investigators from the VPD’s Collision Investigation Unit are working to determine the cause of the crash.

Police suspect medical distress may be a factor.

This is Vancouver’s 11th motor vehicle fatality of 2019.