2 people, pet dead following 2-vehicle collision in Warkworth: Northumberland OPP – Peterborough | Globalnews.ca

Two people and a pet are dead following a two-vehicle collision in the village of Warkworth, Ont., on Friday afternoon.

According to Northumberland OPP, around 1:20 p.m. emergency crews responded to a reported collision involving a pickup truck and a car along Dominion Road in Warkworth in the Municipality of Trent Hills, about 50 kilometres southeast of Peterborough.

Police say two residents from Hastings Ont.,  in the car died — a 76-year-old resident  was pronounced dead at the scene and a 70-year-old was transported to hospital where they were later pronounced dead.

OPP say a family pet in the car also died of its injuries.

The driver of the pickup, a 33-year-old from Carrying Place, Ont., suffered minor injuries.

Dominion Road between Mill Street and Old Hastings Road was closed for several hours as OPP investigated.

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The cause of the collision remains under investigation.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or their local police or anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.ontariocrimestoppers.ca.

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