Ottawa

Man dies in Champlain Township crash

An Ottawa man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Champlain Township on Friday, Ontario Provincial Police say.

County Road 17 was closed at Blue Corner Road for investigation

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fatal collision in Champlain Township on Friday. (Dave Chidley/CBC)

An Ottawa man is dead after a two-vehicle crash in Champlain Township on Friday, Ontario Provincial Police say.

A spokesperson for the OPP says the man who died was driving a car that collided with a pickup truck. He was identified Aug. 4 as 73-year-old Momtaz Francis.

It happened about 80 kilometres east of downtown Ottawa.

County Road 17 at Blue Corner Road was closed for several hours as officers investigated the crash.

now