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Two People Have Died Following Crash On County Road 121 Near Kinmount On Wednesday

KAWARTHA LAKES-Two people are dead following a crash on County Road 121 near Kinmount on Wednesday.

Police say on April 6, 2022, at approximately 4:40 p.m., Haliburton Highlands OPP, along with emergency services, responded to a three-vehicle collision involving two passenger vehicles and a small pick-up truck on County Road 121, south of Gelert Road, in the Township of Minden Hills.

Initially, the collision was believed to be involving two vehicles, but further investigation revealed that there were three vehicles involved.

The driver and passenger of one vehicle were transported to local area hospital where both were pronounced deceased. The driver of the other vehicle was transported to a trauma centre with serious injuries. The driver and passenger in the third motor vehicle did not report any injuries to first responders.

County Road 121 was closed in both directions between Gelert Road and Kinmount for approximately 10 hours while OPP Technical Collision Investigators and Reconstructionists completed their investigation. This road has since reopened.

The identities of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of family.

Anyone who may have witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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