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Fatal Collision Near Harriston

(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) – On May 27, 2022, at approximately 6:00 a.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious collision on Highway 89, east of Harriston. Initial reports indicated that a Sport Utility Vehicle (S.U.V.) had been involved in a collision and the lone occupant was seriously injured.

OPP, Minto Fire Department and Guelph Wellington Paramedic Service responded. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Office of the Chief Coroner was notified.

The highway was closed while members of the West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) team investigated the cause of the collision.

The road has reopened and reconstructionists continue to investigate.

The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.