10/27/2011 08:16 EDT | Updated 12/27/2011 05:12 EST

York Regional Officer Dead After Collision


An off-duty York regional police officer has been killed in a traffic accident in Uxbridge.

Two vehicles - a pick-up truck and a car - collided on York-Durham Line and Sanford Road early Thursday evening.

Police say the officer, whose name has not been released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

At least one other person was taken to hospital.

Police are investigating the cause of the collision.