Members of the Haliburton Highlands Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently on the scene of a fatal two-vehicle collision on Highway 35, south of Dorset in the Township of Algonquin Highlands.
Close to noon today (Feb. 11), the OPP, along with emergency services, responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a passenger vehicle and flatbed truck on Highway 35, near Shoe Lake Road.
As a result of the collision, one driver was pronounced deceased. Their identity will be withheld until family can be notified.
Highway 35 will remain closed in both directions for several hours as OPP technical collision investigators and reconstructionists complete their investigation.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision and has not yet spoken to police is asked to contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122.
– Submitted by the OPP