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Delivery driver dies following crash outside of Guelph: OPP

Wellington County OPP say a 26-year-old delivery driver has died after he was involved in a crash just west of Guelph on Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of Highway 7 and Woolwich-Guelph Townline at 9 a.m.  March 3 for reports of a crash between a delivery truck and a tractor-trailer.

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The delivery driver was airlifted by ORNGE Air Ambulance to a Hamilton hospital, while the transport truck driver was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

On Thursday, OPP announced that the delivery driver, identified as Matthew Plisek of Guelph, had died.

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The investigation showed that both vehicles were driving westbound and the delivery truck collided with the back of the transport truck.

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Highway 7 was closed for several hours for the investigation but reopened later that afternoon.

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Police said the investigation continues and did not comment on charges.

OPP are asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision or has dashcam video to call 1-888-310-1122.

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