Brampton trucker identified as man killed in Eastern Ontario collision


Published January 29, 2021 at 8:49 pm


A Brampton man is dead after a collision between two tractor-trailers in Eastern Ontario.

Ontario Provincial Police identified Dilpreet Singh Rai, 46, of Brampton as the truck driver killed Wednesday on Highway 401 in South Dundas Township near Morrisburg.

The OPP investigation found that the incident was a result of a rear-end collision.

The other driver involved in the collision was not injured, police said.

The OPP said in a release Rai was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash that happened between Upper Canada and Church Rds. An initial investigation by members of the Dundas, Glengarry and Stormont OPP indicated that the westbound truck Rai was driving collided with another westbound truck from behind “for reasons under investigation.”

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