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2nd person dies after 2-vehicle crash near Port Perry earlier this month

Durham police confirm a second person has died following a collision in Port Perry on Nov. 9, 2018. Global News

PORT PERRY, Ont. – A two-vehicle crash near Port Perry, Ont., earlier this month has claimed the life of a second person.

Durham regional police say the crash took place on Nov. 9 around 2:30 p.m. when a northbound Hyundai lost control and collided with a southbound Kia Sorento.

Police say a 61-year-old woman who was a passenger in the Hyundai died at the scene.

READ MORE: 3 dead, 2 seriously injured in head-on collision near Port Perry: OPP

A 76-year-old man driving that vehicle was taken to hospital and police say he has since died of his serious injuries.

They say a 70-year-old woman driving the Kia was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police say the death of the 76-year-old man marks the 22nd fatality on roads patrolled by the force in Durham Region.

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