A driver is deceased as a result of a vehicle collision in Clarence-Rockland.

Just before 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 26, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers, along with Prescott-Russell Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the Clarence-Rockland Fire Department responded to a collision on County Road 17. Initial information indicated that an eastbound passenger vehicle struck a pickup truck. 

The 72-year-old driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. The 27-year-old driver of the pickup truck was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

County Road 17 was closed for several hours.

With the assistance from the OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) and Reconstructionist, the investigation remains ongoing.

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