Orangeville man, 72, dies after head-on collision near Arthur

Wellington County OPP say a 72-year-old man has died in hospital after a head-on crash with a transport truck near Arthur on Wednesday, March 6.

The collision happened just after midnight in the area of Wellington Road 109 and Side Road 16, west of Arthur.

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Police said a transport truck and an SUV collided head-on.

The driver of the SUV was airlifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries and police announced on Wednesday that he has since died.

He has been identified as Glen Nix of Orangeville.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

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OPP are still investigating the cause of the collision and are asking any witnesses to call 1-888-310-1122.

Arthur is about 40 kilometres northwest of Guelph.

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