Man Dies Following Accident Entering Silver Lake
According to Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector John Carbon the accident occurred on the Silver Lake public road about 5:15 p.m. when Suzuki Escudo jeep, registration number PM569, driven by 60 year old Phillip Matthew of Laudat, ran off the road.
The vehicle struck a cliff on the northern side and Phillip was found in an unconscious state.
He was then transported to the Princess Margaret Hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival.
Mr. Carbon could not confirm reports that Mr. Matthew may have suffered a heart attack prior to the vehicular accident.
Mr. Carbon added, the autopsy will determine the cause of Mr. Matthew’s death.
Mr. Matthew was a retired forestry officer and is the father of Triple Kay vocalist Lennan Alphill Matthew.