One dead in Highway 401 crash east of Morrisburg

(Newswatch Group/File)

MORRISBURG – A crash between a transport truck and a passenger vehicle on Highway 401 has resulted in the death of one person.

SD&G OPP say the crash happened in the eastbound lanes, east of Upper Canada Road, around 2 p.m. Wednesday.

The highway in both directions had been closed between Upper Canada Road and Dickinson Drive in Ingleside.

The westbound lanes reopened around 8:45 p.m. The eastbound ones remained closed for an investigation.

The name of the victim has not been released.