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7-year-old boy dead, 7 people injured after head on crash near Orangeville: OPP

A 20-year-old Orillia, Ont., man is facing multiple charges after Ontario Provincial Police seized cocaine and $100,000 in cash. Global News

Police say a seven-year-old boy has died and seven people have been injured in a head-on collision near Orangeville, Ont.

Ontario Provincial Police say emergency crews were called to a crash involving a pickup truck and an SUV in the community of Amaranth around 9:15 p.m. Monday.

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They say eight people were taken to a local hospital and one of them — a seven-year-old boy from Orangeville — died.

Police say the others suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation continues.

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