Speed and improper passing caused fatal crash, police say

Speed and passing improperly caused the three-car crash that killed a 30-year-old Caledonia man last month, police announced Wednesday.
A three-vehicle crash at Trinity Road South and Book Road West in November left one person dead and two others injured. (Julia Chapman/CBC)

Speed and passing improperly caused the three-car crash that killed a 30-year-old Caledonia man last month, police announced Wednesday.

Early on Nov. 21, the 30-year-old was driving a Honda northbound on Trinity Road just south of Book Road when he tried to pass two other cars.

He then slammed into an oncoming GMC SUV before hitting a Ford, which flew off the road and hit a hydro pole, police say.

The Caledonia man died at the scene. The drivers of the other two cars were taken to hospital.

Alcohol was not a factor, police say.

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