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Mississauga man dead after road rage causes 6-vehicle crash: OPP

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A 21-year-old man from Mississauga is dead as a result of a road rage incident that caused a multi-vehicle collision in Innisfil, Ont., Friday evening.

Provincial police said they responded a call for a six-vehicle collision around 5:30 p.m. on Highway 400 near Simcoe Road 89 in Innisfil, Ont.

Police reported that two vehicles were “road raging” on the highway when the 21-year-old driver crossed the centre median dividing the roadway and crossed over into the northbound lanes.

As he crossed over into the northbound lanes, police said he crashed into a pickup truck travelling northbound before his vehicle rolled over. The driver died of his injuries, police say.

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Police said the driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital. No other injuries were reported.

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The highway was closed as police investigated but it reopened early Saturday morning, police say.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to contact investigators at 905-841-5777.

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