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Fatal Collision

(RUSSELL TOWNSHIP, ON) – The Russell County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is continuing to investigate a fatal collision. 

On June 16, 2024, at approximately 6:35 p.m., officers, along with the Prescott-Russell Emergency Medical Services (EMS), Russell Township Fire Services and the OPP’s Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team responded to a collision on Route 200 at St-Pierre Road in Russell Township. Initial information indicated that a collision occurred between a black SUV and a white car.

Shortly after, OPP, EMS and Fire arrived on the scene, where one of the driver’s was pronounced deceased. The second driver and passengers from both vehicles were transported to Hospital with serious injuries.

The investigation is on-going.

If anyone has relevant dashcam video or witnessed the collision, and has not yet spoken with police, they should contact Russell County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 and refer to incident number E240760627.