July 16, 2019 11:58 am

Man killed in collision between pickup truck, dump truck in Huron County: OPP

The dumptruck landed on its side in a ditch.

Huron County OPP

One man was killed in a collision between a dump truck and a pickup truck on Tuesday morning in the Township of Howick, according to Huron County OPP.

They say emergency services were called to Amberley Road east of Perth Road 178/Gorrie Line at 7:30 a.m.

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OPP said the two trucks collided before the dump truck struck a tree and ended up on its side in a ditch.

The man driving the dump truck was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

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The man behind the wheel of the pickup truck was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the road will be closed for several hours as they continue to investigate the incident.

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