Petrolia man dead in crash

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A 35 year-old Petrolia man died in an accident south of the town Wednesday.

Around 12:30 pm, firefighters from Oil Springs and Petrolia along with paramedics and the OPP were called to Marthaville Road after an SUV hit a tree between Shiloh and Rokeby Line.

Firefighters used the jaws of life to get to the victim. The OPP say the driver died.

The investigation into the crash continues. So far, his name has not be released.