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Man killed in Essa Twp. crash

An OPP cruiser. Postmedia Network file photo

An OPP cruiser. Postmedia Network file photo

ESSA TWP. - A man was killed in a head-on, two-car crash on Scotch Line Thursday morning.

A woman in the other car is in critical but stable condition after being taken by air ambulance to a Toronto hospital.

Nottawasaga OPP said a northbound Pontiac Sunfire and a southbound Honda Civic collided just after 9:10 a.m.

The Sunbird's 43-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The Civic's driver was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, OPP said.

Essa and New Tecumseth firefighters, Simcoe County paramedics and the OPP technical traffic collision investigations unit were on-scene.