Driver killed in crash near Pembroke

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Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after a driver died Wednesday afternoon in a crash on Beachburg Road, just southeast of Pembroke, Ont.  (Teghan Beaudette/CBC - image credit)
Ontario Provincial Police are investigating after a driver died Wednesday afternoon in a crash on Beachburg Road, just southeast of Pembroke, Ont. (Teghan Beaudette/CBC - image credit)

One person has died in a two-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon just southeast of Pembroke, Ont.

Police and local paramedics were called to the scene of the crash on Beachburg Road at around 12:30 p.m., Ontario Provincial Police said in a news release.

In a follow-up news release Thursday, police said the driver of a westbound car lost control on a curve and collided with an eastbound SUV.

The car driver was pronounced dead at the scene, OPP said. He was identified Thursday morning as 27-year-old Brandon Anthony of Pembroke.

The other driver was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Beachburg Road was closed between Westmeath and Finchley roads for several hours, but has since reopened. The investigation continues.

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