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21-Year Old Driver Killed In Crash On Highway 7, Two Others Taken To Hospital

KAWARTHA LAKES-Police say a 21-year-old man from Manilla was killed in a head-on crash on Highway 7 this morning.

At approximately 7:40 a.m., officers responded with Kawartha Lakes Fire and EMS, to a head-on collision involving two motor vehicles at the intersection of Highway 7 and Emily Park Road.

The driver, a 21-year-old male from Manilla, was pronounced deceased at the scene, a 22-year-old male from Sunderland, was airlifted to a Toronto area Trauma Center where their injuries were reported as life-threatening. The other driver, a 44-year-old male from Oshawa was transported to a local area hospital.

Highway 7 is closed from Emily Park Road to Orange Corners Road for the foreseeable future while members of the OPP Traffic Incident Management Team (T.I.M.E.) conduct their investigation.

Updates will be provided on our social media pages when the road has re-opened.


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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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