Victim identified in dump truck collision

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

CHESTERVILLE – Police have identified the victim in a head-on crash between a car and a dump truck on Boyne Road Thursday.

SD&G O.P.P. say Carmel Donn Smirl, 83, from North Stormont died when his car, for reasons still under investigation, collided head-on with a dump truck.

Smirl was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the dump truck, a 61-year-old man from South Dundas, was treated for minor injuries at hospital.

A section of Boyne Road was closed to traffic most of Thursday afternoon but reopened just after 7 p.m.

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