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Kingston man charged for hanging off of tractor-trailer on Hwy. 401, OPP say

A concerned driver on the highway called OPP to report a man hanging off a tractor trailer driving down Highway 401 in Kingston.
A concerned driver on the highway called OPP to report a man hanging off a tractor trailer driving down Highway 401 in Kingston. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A Kingston, Ont. man is facing charges for catching a “free ride” from a tractor-trailer.

OPP say on Dec. 12, just around 12:30 a.m., Frontenac OPP were called to Highway 401 near Gardiners Road by a concerned motorist.

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They asked OPP to stop a tractor-trailer because a person was hanging off the back of the semi-truck as it was driving down the major highway.

The caller was able to get the driver of the tractor-trailer to stop on the side of the highway before police arrived.

OPP have charged 31-year-old Andrew Buffan with mischief in relation to the incident.

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