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One dead after commercial truck hits hydro pole near Rockwood

Incident occurred between Rockwood and Acton
One man is dead after a truck hit a hydro pole west of Acton Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2017. Photo by @Media371

Halton OPP are investigating after a man was killed in a single vehicle accident near Rockwood Tuesday morning.

Police said a commercial truck left Highway 7 between Crewson's Corners and Dublin Line between Rockwood and Acton shortly before 8 a.m. and struck a hydro pole. The male driver was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Highway 7 was closed as an OPP collision reconstruction team was on site investigating the accident.

The victim's name has not been released.