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OPP investigate fatal car crash in Ramara, Ont.

Police are investigation a fatal collision that reportedly happened in Ramara, Ont., on Saturday.
Police are investigation a fatal collision that reportedly happened in Ramara, Ont., on Saturday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy

The OPP are investigating a car crash that left the driver dead and a passenger with life-threatening injuries on Highway 12 at Plum Point Road in Ramara Township, Ont., on Saturday.

The County of Simcoe Paramedic Services transported two people to a hospital in the Orillia area, police say, where one was pronounced deceased and the other was subsequently transported to a Toronto-area hospital.

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A preliminary investigation suggested that the vehicle driven by the deceased turned left on Highway 12 from Plum Point Road and was hit by a vehicle travelling south.

When police arrived at the scene, the Ramara Fire Department and County of Simcoe Paramedic Services were already dealing with the people who were injured, officers say.

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The OPP Central Region Technical Collision Investigation Unit and a collision reconstructionist were called to assist with the investigation.

Any witnesses can contact the Orillia OPP at 705-326-3536 or 1-888-310-1122.

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