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1 dead, 1 injured in multi-vehicle crash on Hwy 7 in Pickering

Last Updated Aug 27, 2020 at 9:13 pm EST

Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. (FILE/CITYNEWS)

A 65-year-old woman has died after a crash involving five vehicles on Highway 7 in Pickering on Thursday evening.

Ontario Provincial Police say the collision happened at Sideline 26 around 4:45 p.m.

Police say a vehicle was heading westbound on Highway 7 when it crossed the centre line and hit four eastbound vehicles. Two of the vehicles were badly damage.

One woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in his 30s was also injured and was initially transported by land, but then airlifted to hospital. His injuries are non-life threatening.

Police initially said more people had been hurt but later confirmed no other injuries were reported.

The collision reconstruction team and coroner have been called to the scene.

Highway 7 is closed between Sideline 28 and 24 for the investigation.

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