Man dies after being struck by his own vehicle east of Ottawa
A 64-year-old Alfred-Plantagenet Township man has died after being struck by his own vehicle in a driveway east of Ottawa.
Ontario Provincial Police responded to a call at a home on Pearl Road in Champlain Township at about 5:45 p.m. Saturday.
Police say reports indicated the man had been struck by his own vehicle while standing outside in a private driveway.
Michel Titley, 64, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Hawkesbury County OPP continues to investigate.
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