Two dead in Highway 401 crash near Napanee

Two people are dead after two tractor-trailers and another vehicle crashed on Hwy. 401, near...

Two people are dead after two tractor-trailers and another vehicle crashed on Hwy. 401, near Napanee, Ont., early Monday. (Meghan Balogh/QMI Agency)

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:36 PM ET

OTTAWA — Two people are dead after two tractor-trailers and another vehicle crashed on Hwy. 401, near Napanee, Ont., early Monday.

The crash happened shortly after 1 a.m., along the eastbound lanes of Canada's busiest highway, about halfway between Ottawa and Toronto.

The driver and passenger in the vehicle were killed.

Police reconstructionists, traffic collision investigators and forensic identification officers were at the crash scene Monday morning.

The lanes remained closed Monday morning.

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Two people are dead after two tractor-trailers and another vehicle crashed on Hwy. 401, near Napanee, Ont., early Monday. (Meghan Balogh/QMI Agency)

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