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Man dead in head-on collision in Pickering

Man dead in head-on collision in Pickering
WATCH ABOVE: A man is dead, another was taken to hospital after a collision in north Pickering Thursday morning. Aaron Streck reports on the investigation and what police know so far.

Durham Regional Police say a man has died after a head-on collision on Taunton Road in Pickering on Thursday morning.

Officers were called to Taunton Road, west of Brock Road, at about 8:18 a.m.

Police said a 26-year-old Mississauga man was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

READ MORE: Multi-car collision in Durham leaves 25-year-old man dead, multiple injured: OPP

According to police, the two men were the drivers of the vehicles involved, and there were no passengers in either vehicle at the time of the collision.

Investigators said the area will be shut down for several hours while police conduct their investigation.

Police said investigators are looking for anyone who saw either vehicle before the collision. They’re also looking for dashcam video.

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This is the 10th fatal collision on Durham roads in 2019.