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Man dead after driving off roadway, striking large rock near Sudbury, OPP say

Provincial police say a man is dead after a car drove off a roadway and struck a large rock near Sudbury, Ont.
Provincial police say a man is dead after a car drove off a roadway and struck a large rock near Sudbury, Ont. Global News File

SUDBURY, Ont. – Provincial police say a man is dead after a car drove off a roadway and struck a large rock near Sudbury, Ont.

OPP say they were called to the collision in Cartier, Ont., last week.

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They say a northbound pick-up truck went off the roadway onto the shoulder and struck a rock.

Police say the 63-year-old driver was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries and he was later pronounced dead.

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Police have identified him as Wayne Smith of Garson, Ont.

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