OPP identify man killed during thunderstorm in Erin, Ont.

Wellington County OPP identified a man who died at an Erin, Ont., golf course during Saturday’s thunderstorm in the area.

A person was injured at the course just after 6 p.m. The man has now been identified as 59-year-old William Elliott of Halton Hills.

“Severe weather conditions caused a tree and hydro lines to fall across an unoccupied vehicle that was parked in the lot,” police said in a news release.

OPP said the owner of the vehicle then walked over to it and tried to put out a small fire when he collapsed. Police said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police said they are still investigating the death with its forensic identification services and the Office of the Chief Coroner.

A post-mortem is scheduled to determine the cause of death.

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