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Truck driver killed after crashing into hydro pole west of Toronto

Police say a commercial truck hit a hydro pole on Highway 7 near Acton, Ont. The driver was pronounced dead in hospital

January 2, 2018  by The Canadian Press

ACTON, Ont.—A truck driver has died in a highway crash west of Toronto.

Police say a commercial straight truck hit a hydro pole on Highway 7 near Acton, Ont.

Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says the driver was pronounced dead in hospital.

No other information about the driver has been released.

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The highway remains closed between Dublin and Crewsons lines as police continue their investigation.

Last month, OPP began a safety blitz targeting commercial drivers.