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OPP say 1 person dead after accident at Girl Guide camp near Paris, Ont.

Quinte West detachment of the OPP charged an 18-year-old with careless driving. Don Mitchell / Global News

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) say a 64-year-old is dead after being hit by part of a tree at a Girl Guide camp near Paris, Ont.

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Investigators say officers were called out just before 3:30 p.m. on Thursday to an incident at Camp Tekahionwake near Grand River Street North and Paris Links Road.

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Air ORNGE ambulance transported the person to a local hospital with life-altering injuries.

It’s believed the victim was cutting a tree when they were struck, according to OPP.

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