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Police seek witnesses to fatal crash near Mississippi Mills

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle collision on Upper Dwyer Hill Road at Vaughan Side Road, near Mississippi Mills, around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.
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Ottawa Police Service headquarters. Mike Vlasveld/ OttawaMatters

The Ottawa Police Service is looking for witnesses to a fatal crash west of the city. 

Emergency crews responded to a two-vehicle collision on Upper Dwyer Hill Road at Vaughan Side Road, near Mississippi Mills, around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday.

When firefighters arrived on scene, they confirmed the serious collision, reporting that the one vehicle had rolled over onto its roof in a ditch, while a second vehicle was still on the roadway. 

Two people had to be extricated from their vehicle. Paramedics transported one patient by Ornge Air and the second patient by ambulance to hospital. 

An update from police Wednesday night said one of those people had since died. 

There were a number of road closures in place for more than 12 hours while police investigated. All roads have reopened.

Police are asking anyone with information on the accident to call the Ottawa Police Service Collision Investigations Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 2481. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca. 
 




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