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Norfolk County resident, 42, identified as victim of fatal crash near Port Dover

Ontario Police responded to a person in distress call on Highway 17 near Sioux Narrows. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

Ontario Provincial Police have identified a 42-year-old Norfolk County resident as the victim of a fatal single-vehicle crash outside of Port Dover, Ont. on Monday.

Emergency crews responded to the scene along Concession 2 between Highway 6 and East Quarter Line around 7:14 a.m. for a report of a collision involving a commercial motor vehicle, police said.

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Investigators later determined the vehicle involved had been travelling westbound on Concession 2 when it left the roadway and rolled over, ejecting the driver.

The driver suffered serious life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim has been identified by police as Junior Romain Richard, 42, of Norfolk County.

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Investigation is ongoing into the cause of the collision, and police say the Ministry of Labour has been notified of the incident.

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