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Highway 115 At Airport Road Near Peterborough Closed After Fatal Crash

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP has closed Highway 115 near Airport Road due to a fatal motor vehicle collision which occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. this afternoon.

A commercial motor vehicle (CMV) was stopped in the northbound lanes due to traffic when it was rear-ended by a pickup truck. The pickup truck was then rear-ended by a second CMV according to police. The lone occupant of the pickup truck was pronounced deceased at scene.

The deceased will not be identified until next of kin notifications are completed.

The northbound lanes of Highway 115 will be closed between Airport Road and County Road 28 for several hours while members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene. Detours are in place.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage and has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 705-742-0401 or 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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