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Elderly man dead after vehicle collides into fence, tree in Whitby

Last Updated Jan 2, 2016 at 11:19 pm EDT

An 82-year-old man has died after his vehicle collided into a fence and a tree at a Whitby home on Saturday.

Officers responded to a call around 2:30 p.m. for a single vehicle collision at Trent Street West and Byron Street South.

The man has been identified as Hendrick Hoogkamp, 82, of Whitby.

Hoogkamp was operating a Saturn motor vehicle that left the roadway and struck a fence and a tree on a residential property.

He was airlifted to hospital with serious and life-threatening injuries and succumbed to them a short time after.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police.