Fatal collision in Algonquin Highlands


    One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision in Algonquin Highlands on Highway 35 Feb. 11.

    At approximately 12:10 p.m. OPP officers responded to a crash involving a passenger vehicle and a flatbed truck near Shoe Lake Road south of Dorset.

    One driver was pronounced deceased. In a press release, police say their identity will be withheld until family members are notified.

    Highway 35 is expected to remain closed in both directions for several hours as OPP officers complete their investigation.

    Police urge witnesses who have not yet spoken to police contact the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122.