Victim identified in double-truck Highway 401 crash near Morrisburg

(Newswatch Group/Bill Kingston, File)

MORRISBURG – Provincial police have identified a truck driver killed in a crash involving two transports on Highway 401 east of Morrisburg Wednesday afternoon.

Police say 46-year-old Dilpreet Singh Rai of Brampton died when his rig smashed into the back of another truck in the westbound lanes between Upper Canada Road and the Church Road overpass.

An investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.

The collision closed a section of the highway on Wednesday for several hours.