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1 dead, 1 injured following crash on Highway 115 south of Peterborough: OPP

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Fatal crash closes section of Hwy 115 south of Peterborough: OPP
One person is dead and another injured following a crash on Hwy. 115 south of Peterborough on Wednesday morning – Dec 6, 2023

One person is dead and another was injured following a single-vehicle crash on Highway 115 south of Peterborough, Ont., on Wednesday morning.

Emergency crews were called to the scene around 8:50 a.m. where they located a pickup truck in the centre median between the highway’s northbound and southbound lanes.

Peterborough County OPP determined the truck had been travelling northbound on the highway when it collided with a commercial motor vehicle before striking a guard-rail.

Police say the truck’s passenger side door was ripped off in the collision and one occupant was thrown from the vehicle.

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OPP say a 34-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. Harrison Perkins/Global News Peterborough

Another occupant was transported to the Peterborough Regional Health Centre with undisclosed injuries, OPP said.

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The highway was closed between Hwy. 7A and County Road 10 in Cavan-Monaghan Township as OPP investigated. The section of highway reopened just before 4 p.m.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has video/dash camera footage and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP detachment at 1-888-310-1122.

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