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ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Two men were killed and four people were injured – two seriously – in a four-vehicle crash at about 4 a.m. Thursday on the Queen Elizabeth Way near St. Catharines, Ont.

The names of the victims were not released.

Two passenger cars collided in the Niagara-bound lanes and a truck struck one of them and went over the center median into the Toronto-bound lanes where a tanker truck hit the truck.

The Niagara-bound lanes of the QEW were closed until 2:30 p.m. while the Toronto-bound lanes remained closed into the evening as crews worked to repair a light standard damaged in the crash.