Source: Area OPP
Date: Mon Jun 8 02:07:38 MST 2020
At approximately 2:30 p.m. on June 5, 2020 Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the collision at Perth Line 44 and Perth Road 180 (Huron 14).
The preliminary investigation has determined a pick-up truck was travelling westbound on Perth Line 44 and was struck by a second pick-up truck that was travelling northbound on Perth Road 180. Both trucks entered the ditch. The intersection is controlled by a stop sign.
The driver of the westbound truck died at the scene.
Investigators from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team remain on scene assisting with the collision investigation.
Perth Line 44 is currently closed between Manley Line and Road 179, and Road 180 is closed between Line 46 to Line 42. Motorists are asked to take an alternate route to avoid the collision scene.
Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at http://hc-cs.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.