Update: Driver Killed In 401 Crash

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The OPP has released the identity of the London man who died when his car hit the back of a parked tractor-trailer overnight near Dorchester.

Adel Zecharia, 54, was killed when his vehicle hit the truck which was parked on the shoulder of eastbound Hwy. 401 east of Elgin Rd., at about 12:30am on Thursday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The truck driver wasn’t hurt.

Police closed the eastbound Hwy. 401 on ramp from Elgin Rd. and two eastbound lanes for about five hours and reopened them at about 6am.