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Head-on crash claims life of Wasaga Beach driver

Collision happened yesterday on Poplar Sideroad near Raglan Street in Collingwood
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Officers from the Collingwood and The Blue Mountains detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash which took place on Poplar Sideroad yesterday.

The collision took place yesterday Jan. 10, 2021 at approximately 8 p.m. on Poplar Sideroad just east of Raglan Street in Collingwood where an eastbound GMC pickup crossed the centre line and collided head on with a westbound Volkswagen sedan.

The driver of the GMC was transported to local hospital with minor injuries. However, the driver of the Volkswagen, a 37-year-old male from Wasaga Beach, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The roadway was closed for a number of hours as OPP Traffic Collision Investigators were called in to assist with the investigation. The roadway has since reopened and investigation is ongoing.