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1 dead in dump truck crash in Whitby

Last Updated May 19, 2017 at 9:24 pm EDT

Emergency workers respond after a fatal crash in Whitby on May 19, 2017. CITYNEWS/Stephen Dagg

A 33-year-old woman is dead after her vehicle collided with a dump truck in Whitby.

The fatal crash happened on Lake Ridge Road between Taunton and Winchester roads around 8:30 a.m. on Friday.

“We arrived on scene and found a lot of debris,” Const. George Tudos told 680 NEWS.

“It appears that the dump truck was travelling southbound … and a four-door sedan was travelling northbound. For some reason, it ended up in the southbound lanes and it hit the dump truck head-on. One person in that car was pronounced dead at the scene.”

A third vehicle was also involved in the crash. No one in the dump truck or the third vehicle was hurt.

The road was closed for several hours while police investigated.

Anyone with information about this incident or witnessed this collision is asked to call Traffic Services Branch at 905-579-1520 (toll free 1-888-579-1520) ext. 5213.

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