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(ZORRA TOWNSHIP, ON.) – The Oxford County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a train collision involving a single motor vehicle that occurred on October 19, 2017 at approximately 9:36 a.m.

The collision occurred on the Canadian Pacific (C.P.) rail line involving a freight train and a Ford pickup truck. The location is on 13th Line, north of Road 68 in Zorra Township.

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The lone adult male driver of the pickup truck has been pronounced deceased at the scene.

The 13th Line between Road 68 and Road 74 remains closed for the investigation. It is expected to re-open within the hour.

The train which was blocking the 13th Line and 15th Line has since moved.

The OPP continue to investigate.

Further updates will be provided as they become available.