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Jamaican-born actor and reggae artist Louie Rankin has died in a car crash in small-town Ontario at the age of 66.

Ontario Provincial Police say Rankin’s vehicle collided with a tractor-trailer near Shelburne, Ont., on Monday morning.

Rankin's mangled vehicle and a truck is seen along the side of a highway near Shelburne, Ont..

The Canadian Press

Photos from the scene show a mangled vehicle and a truck along the side of a highway.

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Sidiki Morrison, who identified himself as Rankin’s manager and producer, says Rankin was a legend in his native Jamaica.

Rankin recently announced on Instagram that he was shooting a movie in Toronto with Morrison’s company, iHouse Records.

Rankin was also known for his role of Ox in the 1998 film “Belly.”

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