Man dies in Athens County Road 5 crash

Update: O.P.P. identify victim in Friday night crash on County Road 5 in Athens Township.

ATHENS – A local man has died in a two vehicle crash on County Road 5.

Provincial police say the collision happened on a stretch of the road in Athens Township just before 6 p.m. today (Dec. 29).

A 31-year-old driver from Athens Township and only person in one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene.

His name is being withheld until family is notified.

The other driver was taken to hospital by paramedics and was last reported to be suffering from minor injuries, Leeds County O.P.P. said.

O.P.P. Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) are on the scene helping with the investigation.

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