Man found in truck submerged in Grand Bend boating canal

An elderly man is dead after his truck was discovered in a Grand Bend boating canal.

Tuesday morning around 3:00 a.m., Lambton OPP were called to a Grand Bend home regarding a missing person.

The investigation led police to search an area of the canal near Government Road around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police saw a portion of the pickup truck in the boating canal.

The Underwater Search and Recovery Unit were called in to assist with the investigation.

The missing truck and man were located in the canal.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

He has been identified as a 75 year man from Grand Bend.

Police say foul play is not suspected and his name is being withheld until family are notified.