Members of the Haliburton Highlands OPP are at the scene of a fatal all-terrain vehicle (ATV) collision on Hwy. 35 in Algonquin Highlands.  

Police said that today (Jan. 8), just before 7:30 a.m., officers and emergency services responded to a single ATV collision near Matabanick Road. The lone rider was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The deceased has been identified as a 43-year-old male from Dysart et al.

OPP Technical Collision Investigators and Reconstructionists are assisting with the investigation. Hwy. 35 will be closed in both directions between Hwy. 118 and Kushog Lake Road for several hours for the investigation.  

Anyone with any information in relation to the investigation is asked to call the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).