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Ottawa police investigating fatal crash on Carling Avenue

Ottawa police say a 42-year-old man was killed in Chinatown on Wednesday night.
Ottawa police say a 42-year-old man was killed in Chinatown on Wednesday night. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Nathalie Madore

One person has died following an early morning collision in Ottawa’s west end near the Department of National Defence headquarters, according to police.

Ottawa police first tweeted at 7:41 a.m. Friday that Carling Avenue was closed between Davidson’s Side Road and Grandview Road due to a collision with “life-threatening injuries.”

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A followup tweet half an hour later confirmed one person had died.

Police later added that traffic closures along Carling had been extended to block off the stretch between Herzberg Road and Moodie Drive.

Carling Avenue was reopened to traffic shortly after noon.

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