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Fatal crash near Morganston in Northumberland County

A collision Friday between a cement truck and a car has left one person dead.

It happened near Morganston at about 11:20 a.m.

Northumberland OPP and Technical Traffic Collision Investigators closed the roadway for investigation.

The male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

Northumberland OPP report that County Road 25 will be closed to all traffic from County Road 27 north to Clarke Road as OPP technical traffic collision investigators and reconstructionists work at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours.

OPP report that a northbound car crossed the centre line and hit a southbound cement truck.

The truck driver was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

The collision occured just metres away from a crash that happened several years ago that took the lives of three local woman in a similar crash.