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1 dead, another sent to hospital after multi-vehicle crash in the town of Jordan

Don Mitchell / Global News

A man is dead and a woman was sent to hospital after a multi-vehicle crash in the town of Jordan on Friday afternoon, according to Niagara Regional Police.

Investigators say the crash happened just before 4 p.m. at the intersection of Victoria Avenue and Spring Creek Road.

It’s believed an 80-year-old woman was hit when her car travelling on Spring Creek went through the intersection and was struck by a pickup driven by a 50-year-old man.

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The pickup was subsequently then hit by a tractor-trailer travelling northbound on Victoria Avenue and operated by a 22-year-old man.

The pickup driver died at the scene, the woman was sent to hospital with life-threatening injuries and the truck driver was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is being asked to reach out to Niagara police.

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