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Police Identify Fourth Person Killed In Crash On Highway 7

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP has released the name of the fourth person killed in a crash on Highway 7 on Tuesday.

A head-on collision involving a pick-up truck and a sport utility vehicle (SUV) occurred at approximately 5:15pm. Four victims have been pronounced deceased. One victim was transported to a Toronto area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The deceased driver of the pick-up truck has been identified as 42-year-old Jason Schmidt of Hastings.

Three deceased occupants including the driver of the SUV have been identified as 18-year-old Riddick Hart, J46-year-old Jonathan MacDonnell and 52-year-old Stephanie Hart of Otonabee-South Monaghan Township.

Their daughter Rowghan was transported to a Toronto area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Read more here:https://www.kawartha411.ca/2022/11/23/parents-and-one-child-from-peterborough-family-killed-in-crash-on-highway-7/

This collision remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

The Peterborough County OPP Detachment is thanking the members of the public who assisted first responders at the scene of this tragic collision.

 

 

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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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