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Tractor collision claims man’s life

Oct. 12, 2011, Kerwood, Ont. - Provincial police say a man was killed when his tractor collided with a pickup truck near Kerwood in southwestern Ontario.

October 12, 2011
By The Canadian Press

Kerwood firefighters and EMS responded to the collision on Katesville Drive east of Kerwood Road shortly after 8:00 p.m. Tuesday.

Const. Chris Hunter says the pickup hit the tractor, causing it to roll into the ditch, ejecting the driver.

Glen Wilson, 48, from the Township of Adelaide Metcalfe, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup, a 31-year-old woman from Watford, was taken to Strathroy General Hospital where she was treated for her
injuries and released.

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