OPP identify driver killed in Highway 401 crash near Gananoque
John Ross Moulton, 46, of Gananoque, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene, police say
Police have identified a driver who was killed in a crash involving two cars and a tractor trailer on Highway 401 in Kingston on Friday.
The fatal crash was one of two collisions approximately 8 kilometres apart on the same eastbound stretch of highway.
In the second crash just before 7 a.m., John Ross Moulton, 46, of Gananoque, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene, Ontario Provincial Police said in a media release.
The crash happened in the eastbound lanes just west of Joyceville Road. A detour was put in place while police investigated.
Police said Saturday that charges are pending against the driver of the tractor trailer, who was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
In the first crash around 1 a.m., two cars collided with a tractor trailer near mile marker 639.
Police said a 55-year-old driver of one of the vehicles was charged with dangerous operation of a motor vehicle.
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