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Woman dead, 3 injured after Vaughan crash: police

The scene of the crash near Weston and Rutherford roads on Thursday. Global News

York Regional Police say an 80-year-old woman is dead and three others are injured after a three-vehicle crash in Vaughan Thursday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Weston and Rutherford roads shortly before 1:30 p.m. for the crash.

Police said two vehicles collided while turning into a plaza and subsequently hit a third vehicle.

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An 80-year-old woman from Vaughan was in life-threatening condition and was later pronounced dead.

Police initially said a man in his 80s, who was driving the vehicle the woman was in, was also in life-threatening condition, but officers have since said his injuries have been deemed minor.

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Two other people who were in another vehicle also suffered minor injuries in the crash and were transported to hospital, police said.

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No one in the third vehicle was injured.

There is no word on what led to the crash.

Police are asking any witnesses to contact them at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7704 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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