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Man killed in Ridge Road rollover (UPDATE: Victim ID'd)

The Oro-Medonte Township road remains closed as OPP reconstructionists are on the scene conducting an investigation, police say
2021-05-20 OPP cruiser

A man was killed in a rollover crash on Ridge Road in Oro-Medonte Township this afternoon.

Police say a vehicle travelling southbound on Ridge Road, between Range Road and Martine Crescent, left the road, rolled and crashed.

The lone male occupant James Ceschia, 62, of Barrie, was pronounced deceased at the scene, says Orillia OPP Const. Brett Boniface. No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Ridge Road between Range Road and Martine Crescent will remain closed for several hours. Motorists are asked to avoid the area until further notice. 

The Orillia OPP request that any witnesses who have not already spoken to police or have dash cam footage of the collision, to call the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or at 1-888-310-1122.