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Man dies after crashing car into lamp post in South Vancouver

Last Updated Oct 29, 2019 at 10:50 am PDT

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A 59-year-old Vancouver man has died following a single-vehicle crash in South Vancouver

Police aren't sure why he crashed into a lamp post in Marpole

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Police in Vancouver believe a man who died in a crash Monday night may have been in medical distress before he crashed his car.

The 59-year-old driver was going west on North Kent Avenue when his vehicle swerved and struck a lamp post, and police aren’t sure why. He died at the scene.

Vancouver police officers, paramedics and fire and rescue workers attended.

This is the 11th fatal motor vehicle crash in Vancouver this year.