According to the OPP, one person was killed in a collision on Highway 401 near Napanee Tuesday evening.
Officers from the Napanee detachment were called to the scene of the crash, in the eastbound lanes just west of Palace Road, at 5:15 p.m.
Police tell Global News that a transport hauling two 53-foot trailers were involved in the crash and confirm one fatality but no other injuries. Police say two other vehicles were involved in the collision.
According to OPP, the driver of the transport has been identified as the deceased, 71-year-old Roland Brault of Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec.
The technical traffic collision investigation unit of the OPP was called to the scene along with the Ministry of Environment.
Motorists heading east were detoured off the highway at Deseronto Road and back on at Palace Road overnight and into the morning rush hour traffic.
The OPP reopened the eastbound lanes sometime after 8 a.m. on Wednesday.