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OPP investigating fatal crash near Stratford

Last Updated Jun 8, 2018 at 7:54 am EDT

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Provincial police continue to investigate a fatal crash involving a farm tractor on Highway 7/8, between Shakespeare and Stratford.

OPP say it happened just after 10 o’clock Thursday night on Perth line 34, between Perth Road 108 and 109.

A tractor and SUV were involved – and the driver of the sports utility vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor wasn’t injured, and the identity of the victim is being withheld as next of kin is notified.

The highway was closed for nine hours while police investigated. It re-opened around 7:30 a.m. on Friday.