Embrun man dies in Highway 138 head-on crash

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MONKLAND – One person has died after a head-on crash on Highway 138.

SD&G OPP say a northbound car crossed the center line and collided with an oncoming transport truck around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, north of Gravel Hill Road.

The driver of the car, 88-year-old Armand Benoit on Embrun, was taken to hospital by paramedics but was pronounced dead on arrival.

A passenger in the passenger vehicle survived the crash and has minor injuries, police said.

OPP are still investigating the cause of the crash.