2-vehicle collision on Hwy 401 leaves one person dead

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A crash on Highway 401 Thursday night has claimed the life of one person.

The two-vehicle collision occurred on the westbound express lanes, just before Markham Road, at around 6:45 p.m. 

The OPP confirmed the fatality as a male victim.

The closure of the highway westbound stretched back to Morningside Drive.