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1 dead after pickup flees police, crashes at QEW exit in Burlington: SIU

Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating the death of 26-year-old on the QEW near Burlington early Monday.

Investigators say a pickup truck tried to flee from a Halton Regional Police officer during a traffic stop for speeding around 3:30 a.m. near the Fort Erie bound QEW and Guelph Line.

The vehicle, which had a driver and three passengers, crashed at the Brant Street exit and rolled over.

Several people in the truck were sent to hospital with varying injuries.

The ramp was closed to traffic Monday morning and no timeline was given for a reopening, according to OPP.

More to come


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