Highway 401 reopens after truck driver dies in crash

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SOUTH STORMONT — Highway 401 westbound lanes reopened to traffic at Long Sault this morning after a fatal truck crash between Moulinette and Dickinson roads last night, Sept. 28.

Police responded 8:44 p.m. to the scene of an overturned tractor trailer in the median.

The lone driver, 59-year-old Iqbal Zafar of Montreal, was killed when the westbound truck left the highway for reasons still under investigation. 

The SD&G OPP and OPP Technical Traffic Collision investigators continue to look into the cause of the accident. This article was edited to include the name of the deceased following the release of that information.

 

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