Abbotsford Police had closed off a portion of Marshall Road between Filuk Place and McMillan after a motor vehicle accident was reported mid-afternoon.

Abbotsford Police had closed off a portion of Marshall Road between Filuk Place and McMillan after a motor vehicle accident was reported mid-afternoon.

UPDATE: Abbotsford man dies in Marshall Road crash

A minivan crashed into two trees Thursday afternoon, killing the 46-year-old driver.

A crash on Marshall Road Thursday afternoon claimed the life of a 46-year-old Abbotsford man.

The man was the driver and sole occupant of a van that left the road and crashed into two trees in front of a home in the 34700 block of Marshall Road. The man was found to be in “serious medical distress” and taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Abbotsford police continue to investigate the crash.