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Fatal Collision

(PERTH COUNTY, ON) – One person has died as a result of a motor vehicle collision in Perth County earlier today.

On November 16, 2023 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with Perth County Paramedic Services, and the St. Marys Fire Department, responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 7/Elginfield Road, between Perth Road 118 and Perth Line 9, in Perth County. Two passenger vehicles had collided.

One person was extricated from one involved vehicle and transported to hospital where they were pronounced deceased. A second person was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. There were no other injuries reported.

The Perth County OPP, with the assistance West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team, continue to investigate the collision.

The areas surrounding Highway 7 between the two roundabouts at Perth Road 118 and Perth Line 9 remains closed for the protection of emergency responders and to facilitate the investigation, and will likely be closed for a number of hours. 

Updates will be provided as they become available.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call 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 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.P3tips.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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