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1 dead in collision in north of Lindsay in City of Kawartha Lakes: police

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Police say one person is dead following a collision on Hwy. 36 in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Thursday afternoon – Dec 3, 2021

Police say one person died following a collision on Hwy. 36 (Kawartha Lakes Road 36) in the City of Kawartha Lakes on Thursday afternoon.

City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service officers around 3 p.m. responded to the collision near Snug Harbour Road, a few kilometres north of Lindsay. The initial investigation shows a northbound car and a southbound dump truck collided.

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

Police on Friday morning said the driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim’s identity has yet to be released.

A section of highway was closed until around 8:30 p.m. as the municipal police and the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP investigated.

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The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police ask witnesses or anyone with information to call them at 705-324-5252.

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