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Killaloe OPP investigating two fatal collisions

ATV rider dies in River Bend Drive collision 

An ATV rider is dead, following a collision in Brudenell Lyndoch and Raglan on the weekend. 

Killaloe OPP is investigating the collision, which it says happened just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2. on River Bend Drive, near Wishman Road.  

Police say a preliminary investigation revealed the lone driver of the ATV was heading west, but lost control and rolled over. The driver, a 54-year-old from Palmer Rapids, was taken to hospital but died later.  

A postmortem has been ordered and the investigation continues.  

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Killaloe OPP investigating SUV crash that killed 83-year-old 

Also, Killaloe OPP is still seeking people who can help with an investigation into a fatal crash that happened in South Algonquin Township last month. 

The crash, which involved two SUVs, claimed the life of an 83-year-old driver. 

Police and paramedics were called to Hwy. 127, north of McKenzie Lake Road, at about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19. 

Police say the northbound SUV veered into the oncoming lane, leading to a head-on collision. 

Several people, including a 10-year-old, were taken to hospital with serious injuries. The 83-year-old, who was from Huntsville, was air lifted to a hospital, but died days later. 

Police have charged a 43-year-old from Rome, Italy with careless driving, causing death. Police continue to investigate.

Anyone with information on either crash is asked to call the Killaloe OPP detachment at 613-757-2600 or Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 1-800-222-TIPS or  

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