Driver dies in Highway 401 rollover at Cornwall

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

SOUTH STORMONT/CORNWALL – A Cornwall man has died after a single vehicle rollover on Highway 401 at an off-ramp to the City of Cornwall.

SD&G O.P.P. say the eastbound passenger vehicle left the roadway at the McConnell Avenue off-ramp around 4:30 p.m., where is rolled over, coming to rest in the median.

The driver, identified as 61-year-old Edmund Poirier, and the only person in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The eastbound ramps at McConnell Avenue were closed for part of Monday afternoon and evening for a police investigation but have since reopened (as of 11 p.m. Monday).

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