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A 74-year-old man has died following a two-vehicle crash on the Trans Canada Highway Tuesday afternoon.

According to Shawnigan Lake RCMP, the man turned left in front of a dump truck travelling southbound on the Trans-Canada Highway near Hutchinson Road in Cobble Hill.

The crash—which occurred just after 2:30 p.m.—briefly closed the highway to traffic in both directions before the northbound lanes were reopened.

Detours were setup for southbound traffic.

The dump truck driver was transported to hospital with unknown injuries.

RCMP said the victim’s family have been notified.

The crash remains under investigation, however, police have ruled out alcohol and drugs as factors of the crash.

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