Man dies in Champlain Township crash
County Road 17 was closed at Blue Corner Road for investigation
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.
<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/HawkesburyOPP?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#HawkesburyOPP</a> are investigating a fatal 2 vehicle accident at County Rd 17 and Blue Corner Road in Champlain Twp. The road will be closed for several hours ^ac <a href="https://t.co/ctFl3n4zVX">pic.twitter.com/ctFl3n4zVX</a>—@OPP_ER