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Highway 7 Closed At County Road 38 After Fatal Crash

PETERBOROUGH-Peterborough County OPP officers and emergency crews are currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 7 between County Road 38 and Asphodel 3rd Line.

A collision involving an eastbound tractor-trailer and a westbound sport utility vehicle (SUV) occurred just shortly after 1:00pm. The driver of the SUV has been pronounced deceased at scene.

No other injuries were reported at the time of the collision.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Highway 7 remains closed between County Road 38 and Asphodel 3rd Line while members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene.

The Highway 7 closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate. For road closure information regarding this incident, or any other traffic related events please check Twitter @OPP_COMM_CR for ongoing updates.

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.


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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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