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Man dead after vehicle collides head-on with crane truck on Hwy. 26 in Springwater Township

A portion of Highway 26 was temporarily closed while officers investigated, however, it has reopened.
A portion of Highway 26 was temporarily closed while officers investigated, however, it has reopened. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Police are investigating after a collision in Springwater Township left one man dead.

Huronia West OPP say on Saturday at around 7:40 p.m., a vehicle was travelling on Highway 26 near Strongville Road when it collided head-on with a crane truck.

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Police say the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers have identified the deceased as 44-year-old James Veley from New Lowell, Ont.

A portion of Highway 26 was closed temporarily while officers investigated, however, it has reopened.

According to police, the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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