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Sauble Beach man killed in 4-vehicle crash north of Brussels: OPP

OPP say a passenger in one vehicle was killed as a result of the collision while the driver was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.
OPP say a passenger in one vehicle was killed as a result of the collision while the driver was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Don Mitchell / Global News

A Sauble Beach man was killed and another is in critical condition as a result of a four-vehicle collision north of Brussels, Ont. on Thursday night, provincial police say.

Huron County OPP say emergency services were called to the collision at the Jamestown Bridge on Brussels Line (Huron County Road #12) at around 8 p.m.

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Police say their investigation showed that a car was heading east on Jamestown Road when it entered the intersection at Brussels Line and collided with a tractor-trailer heading south.

Police say the tractor-trailer then hit the bridge and a pickup truck coming from the opposite direction. The pickup truck was then hit from behind by an SUV.

A northbound sport-utility vehicle also collided with the rear of the pickup truck.

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Police say 62-year-old Jamie Hill was pronounced dead at the scene. He was a passenger in a pickup truck driven by Liam Fletcher, who remains in hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Three other people who were involved in the collision were transported to hospital with minor injuries before being released.

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Brussels Line was closed between Amberley and Browntown roads while police investigated the collision. Jamestown Road was also closed between McDonald and Ramsay lines as a result of the crash.

Brussels is a community in the Municipality of Huron East, about 65 kilometres north of Stratford.