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OPP investigating fatal collision on Hwy. 60

Police are investigating after a collision on Highway 60 left two people dead.
Police are investigating after a collision on Highway 60 left two people dead. File Photo

Police are investigating after a collision on Highway 60 at the entrance of Algonquin Park’s west gate left two people dead.

According to Huntsville OPP, on Sunday at around 4 p.m., a small blue car was heading west on Highway 60 when it crossed the centre line and hit a tour bus head-on. Officers say there were no passengers on the tour bus at the time of the collision.

Police say the impact caused the car to flip and hit a small black car.

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As a result, police say the driver of the tour bus, a 52-year-old man from Clarence Crescent suffered minor injuries. The driver of the second car, a 36-year-old woman from Oakville also suffered minor injuries.

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Police say both were transported to a local area hospital to be treated.

Officers say the passenger of the second car, a 34-year-old man from Mississauga was transported to a hospital in Toronto by ORNGE air ambulance with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

According to police, a 40-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman both from Italy were confirmed dead at the scene of the crash.

Highway 60 was closed for several hours while police investigated, however it has since reopened.

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