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Eastbound Highway 401 in Mississauga reopens after fatal collision involving 3 transport trucks

Click to play video: 'Eastbound Highway 401 closed in Mississauga after fatal collision involving 3 transport trucks' Eastbound Highway 401 closed in Mississauga after fatal collision involving 3 transport trucks
WATCH ABOVE: The eastbound lanes of Highway 401 in Mississauga were closed following a fatal crash involving three transport trucks – Jun 26, 2018

The eastbound lanes of Highway 401 in Mississauga have reopened following a fatal crash involving three transport trucks.

Ontario Provincial Police said the crash happened around noon on Tuesday between Winston Churchill Boulevard and Mississauga Road.

Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said transport gravel hauler rear-ended another truck hauling camper trailers. The vehicle then rear-ended a van trailer.

A 45-year-old man from Richmond Hill was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said traffic was forced off at Winston Churchill Boulevard.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.

Authorities said the eastbound lanes reopened to traffic at 4:30 p.m.

WATCH: Aerial view of fatal crash

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Aerial view of a fatal crash involving 3 transport trucks on Hwy. 401 in Mississauga – Jun 26, 2018

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