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1 dead after multi-vehicle crash on Highway 5 in Hamilton

OPP on scene at fatal crash site on Highway 5 in Flamborough April 12, 2022. Global News

One person is dead after a three-vehicle crash in Flamborough Tuesday afternoon at Highway 5 and Ofield Road North.

OPP say the crash involved a dump truck and two passenger vehicles, with a sedan travelling westbound on Highway 5 entering the eastbound lane and hitting the truck.

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“That dump truck also tried to avoid a collision, but in doing so made contact with another passenger vehicle,” OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said in a social media post.

“The driver of the vehicle that was traveling westbound was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

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Schmidt says the deceased is a 43-year-old man from St. George in Brant County.

Highway 5 is expected to be closed until around 9 p.m. on Tuesday.

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