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1 dead following Hwy. 35 head-on collision: City of Kawartha Lakes OPP

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP say one man died following a head-on collision on Hwy. 35 on April 27, 2022.
City of Kawartha Lakes OPP say one man died following a head-on collision on Hwy. 35 on April 27, 2022. Harrison Perkins/Special to Global News Peterborough

City of Kawartha Lakes OPP say one man is dead following a head-on collision on Hwy. 35 on Wednesday afternoon.

Around 1:45 p.m., emergency crews responded to a collision involving a propane truck and an SUV on Hwy. 35 just south of Hwy. 7A near the hamlet of Bethany, 25 kilometres south of Lindsay.

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OPP say the driver of the SUV was taken to hospital with serious injuries and was later pronounced dead.

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On Thursday morning, OPP identified the victim as Robert Bond, 58, of Bowmanville.

A section of the highway was closed for several hours while OPP investigated.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

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