Accident on County Road 121 claims man's life

By Angelica Ingram

August 19 2016

A serious motor vehicle collision on County Road 121 has claimed the life of a 67-year-old man from Fenelon Falls.

Haliburton Highlands OPP were at the scene on the morning of Friday August 19.

A release from the OPP said the collision involved a single vehicle and occurred between Ravine Road and Denna Lake Road when the vehicle which was heading south bound on County Road 121 crossed over the northbound lane entered a ditch and then struck a tree.

The male driver has been identified as Richard Sima. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers from the Haliburton detachment and OPP Technical Collision Team attended the investigation.

County Road 121 was reduced to one lane of traffic during the investigation but was cleared by OP P around noon on Aug. 19.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP.