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Collision on Hwy 23 Sends Two People To Hospital

Web posted on March 22, 2014

(TOWN OF MINTO, ON) On March 22, 2014 at approximately 8:10 a.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of a serious collision involving two motor vehicles on Highway 23 between Third Line and Fifth Line, Town of Minto.

A northbound 2006 Chevrolet collided with a southbound 2013 Mercedes. The passenger of the Chevrolet succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene. He has been identified as Jordan MORRISON age 22 of Derby Township. The driver was Brittany VANDERGULIK age 21 of Owen Sound and she was taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The male driver of the southbound Mercedes has been identified as Egon VON WESTERHOLT age 52. The passengers have been identified as Patricia VON WESTERHOLT age 44 and Dominik VON WESTERHOLT age 13 all from the Town of Minto. All three were taken by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Town of Minto Fire Department, Guelph-Wellington Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were also in attendance.

Wellington County OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) assisted by West Region Reconstructionists are continuing with the investigation.

Anyone that may have witnessed this collision, please contact Wellington County OPP at 1 888 310 1122.

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