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Nepean, Ont., resident killed in multi-vehicle crash in Rideau Lakes Township

RIDEAU LAKES TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Provincial police are investigating a fatal crash in southeastern Ontario. They say the collision happened late Friday afternoon on Highway 15 just north of Portland, Ont., in Rideau Lakes Township.

RIDEAU LAKES TOWNSHIP, Ont. — Provincial police are investigating a fatal crash in southeastern Ontario.

They say the collision happened late Friday afternoon on Highway 15 just north of Portland, Ont., in Rideau Lakes Township.

Investigators say a 52-year-old resident of Nepean, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene after three vehicles collided.

They say another driver was hospitalized with minor injuries and that a hydro pole was also damaged.

The name of the deceased was not immediately released.

Police say a collision reconstructionist has been brought in to help determine the cause of the crash.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 16, 2020.

The Canadian Press