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Puslinch man killed in one of two fatal crashes in Cambridge

Sixty-seven year old victim had to be extricated from his vehicle
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Police investigate fatal crash at Dudhope Avenue and South Street in Cambridge Thursday. Mark Pare/KitchenerToday

Waterloo Regional Police have released more details following two fatal collisions in Cambridge.

The first one happened around 7 p.m. Wednesday at Saginaw Parkway near Stonecarin Drive.

Police allege an SUV failed to remain at the scene after the vehicle lost control, hitting a parked car then fleeing the scene.

Then just before 7:30, police responded to the area of Townline Road near Saginaw for a crash involving two vehicles. 

Police allege an SUV struck a car.

The driver of the car, a 67-year-old Puslinch man, had to be extricated from the vehicle. He was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

A 38-year-old Cambridge man is facing several charges including impaired driving causing death and failing to remain at the scene of a collision.

No name has been released, but he's due in court on Thursday.

Anyone who has dashcam footage or home monitoring video of the area is asked to contact the traffic unit at 519-570-9777 ext. 8791.

The second collision happened at around 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday.

Emegency crews were called to the intersection of Dudhope Avenue and South Street.

Police allege the driver of a dirt bike failed to stop for a stop sign, striking an SUV.

The driver of the bike, a 31-year-old Cambridge man, was transported to Cambridge Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.