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1 dead after Hwy. 35 collision in City of Kawartha Lakes between SUV and pickup: OPP

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP say one person was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Hwy. 35 south of Lindsay on Friday evening. Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

City of Kawartha OPP say one person was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 35 south of Lindsay, Ont., Friday evening.

The collision between an SUV and pickup truck occurred around 7:30 p.m. near Highway 7A, about 23 kilometres south of Lindsay and just north of the village of Pontypool.

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In its initial investigation, OPP say the southbound SUV crossed into the northbound lane and struck the pickup.

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The driver of the SUV was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the pickup was transported to a Toronto-area hospital with serious injuries, OPP said. The name of the victim has yet to be released.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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