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Mississauga man identified in fatal Burlington crash

A 23-year-old Mississauga man is dead following a four vehicle crash on the QEW at Appleby Line on Thursday night. TWITTER/OPP

A 23-year-old motorcyclist has been identified following a fatal four-vehicle crash on the QEW Thursday night.

Ontario Provincial Police say a motorcycle, a transport truck and two other vehicles were involved in the crash on the westbound QEW at Appleby Line in Burlington around 6 p.m.

The motorcyclist was rushed to hospital and later pronounced dead.

He has been identified as 23-year-old Philip Slonina of Mississauga.

Witnesses told police the motorcycle was lane splitting traffic prior to colliding with a pickup truck.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

Provincial police are continuing their investigation and asking anyone who may have witnesses the crash to give them a call.