Fatal collision kills two in Mariposa Township

By Lindsay Advocate

Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are on scene investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision on Simcoe Street, at Brock Concession Road 6, in Mariposa Township.

The two vehicle collision occurred at approximately 12:25 this afternoon. Simcoe Street will remain closed for several hours while police investigate. Detours are in place at Salem Road and Cresswell Road. 

Both lone occupants were pronounced deceased at the scene; names will not be released until their next of kin have been notified.

Police are asking any witnesses who have not yet spoken to the OPP regarding this incident to contact the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

The OPP wants to remind the public to slow down on the road ways and take their time while travelling this long weekend. Dangerous drivers can be reported to OPP by calling 1-888-310-1122 or 9-1-1 in an emergency.

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