19-year-old man identified as victim of fatal crash in Perth East: OPP

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Perth County OPP have identified a 19-year-old Blandford-Blenheim Township man as the victim of a fatal two-vehicle collision Monday morning in Perth East.

Emergency crews responded to the scene along Highway 8 between Roads 102 and 104, just west of New Hamburg, Ont., around 6:30 a.m. due to a collision involving a passenger vehicle and commercial motor vehicle.

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Police say the driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Jacob Hertzberger, 19, of Blandford-Blenheim.

No physical injury was reported to the driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash, which police say remains under investigation. A cause has not been released.


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