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2 passengers dead following head-on collision in Clearview, Ont., OPP say

Initial investigation revealed that a Ford Mustang was passing numerous vehicles on Highway 26 when it collided head-on with a Chevrolet Blazer, police say.
Initial investigation revealed that a Ford Mustang was passing numerous vehicles on Highway 26 when it collided head-on with a Chevrolet Blazer, police say. File

A 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman have died following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 26 in Clearview, Ont., on Saturday night, OPP say.

Initial investigation revealed that a Ford Mustang was passing numerous vehicles on Highway 26 when it collided head-on with a Chevrolet Blazer, police say.

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The 67-year-old driver, who was alone in the Blazer, sustained serious injury and was transported to a Toronto-area trauma centre, OPP say.

The 20-year-old man driving the Mustang sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital, police add.

The passengers in the Mustang, a 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, were pronounced dead at the scene, officers say.

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Highway 26 was closed for several hours while OPP reconstructed the scene of the collision, police say.

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The road opened shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday, officers add.

Police say the cause of the collision is still being investigated and that the names of the deceased are being withheld until next of kin have been notified.

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