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2 dead, 1 injured after head-on crash north of Peterborough, police say

Police are working to assess and document the scene to figure out how the crash happened. File / Global News

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — Provincial police say two people have died and another is in hospital after a head-on collision in North Kawartha Township, Ont.

They say the vehicles crashed at about 4:30 p.m. on Saturday on Highway 28, near Big Cedar Lake Road.

Police say two people died at the scene, but their identities have yet to be released.

Read more: Pedestrian struck on Chemong Road in Peterborough

A third victim was airlifted to a Toronto hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Police are working to assess and document the scene to figure out how the crash happened.

The road was closed until 6:15 a.m. Sunday. There were a number of detours in place as OPP investigated.

 

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