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Police seeking witnesses to fatal collision in Stouffville

The 62-year-old driver of a waste disposal truck died in hospital following a collision with a dump truck on Aurora Road during Friday morning's heavy snowfall
YRP crime scene police car
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Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are seeking witnesses following a fatal collision in Whitchurch-Stouffville.

On Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, shortly before 9 a.m., York Regional Police responded to a two-vehicle collision on Aurora Road, between Kennedy Road and McCowan Road. 

When officers arrived, they located a waste disposal truck and a dump truck that had collided with one another. 

The driver of the waste disposal truck, a 62-year-old man from the Innisfil, was suffering from injuries and transported to hospital where sadly he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the dump truck, a 37-year-old man from the Bradford, was transported to hospital with minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing and any witnesses who have not yet spoken with police, or anyone who may have dashcam footage of the collision are being asked to please come forward.

York Regional Police is asking anyone with information to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit by calling 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at