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Police investigating after 1 dead following crash in Ottawa’s rural west end

Ottawa police have closed Peter Robinson Road in Ottawa's rural west end as they investigate a crash that killed one person on Friday afternoon.
Ottawa police have closed Peter Robinson Road in Ottawa's rural west end as they investigate a crash that killed one person on Friday afternoon. Google

Ottawa police say one person has died as a result of a crash on Peter Robinson Road between March Road and Vaughan Side Road in the city’s rural west end on Friday afternoon.

Police first tweeted about the crash at around 12:30 p.m., saying officers had closed Peter Robinson Road as a result of the collision.

At the time, police said there were injuries involved in the crash and were asking people to avoid the area.

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An update was sent out at 1 p.m. saying the person injured in the collision had died as a result of their injuries and that the road remains closed as the Ottawa police collisions unit continues to investigate.

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Police continue to ask motorists to avoid the area while the investigation is ongoing.

More to come.