Fatal collision closes E/B Hwy 401 near Courtice Road

Peterborough, ON, Canada / (CHEXTV)
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One person is dead following a collision on the 401 just east of Oshawa.
It happened just after noon Wednesday.

Initial reports indicated a motorcycle and a dump truck were involved, but according to a report on durhamregion.com, police now say a pedestrian, a man, was hit and killed by the passing truck near the Courtice Road ramp. Police closed the eastbound lanes of the 401 for several hours, causing heavy delays.

The investigation continues and police are asking any witnesses to come forward.


(Photos courtesy Jeremy Cohn, GlobalTV)

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