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Fatal Collision – 16 Year Old Deceased

(PALMERSTON, ON) – One person has died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the town of Palmerston.  

On August 26, 2022, at approximately 8:00 p.m., the Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Minto Road, Palmerston. The Wellington County OPP, Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services, and the Palmerston Fire Department attended the scene.

The driver, a 16-year-old from Harriston was pronounced deceased at the scene. The name of the deceased is not being released at the request of the family.    

The Wellington County OPP are continuing the investigation with the assistance of the West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team (TIME). 

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-84777 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. 

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