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Perth County OPP Reports - Sept. 13, 2017

Web posted on September 13, 2017

PERTH COUNTY OPP AUXILIARY & WEST PERTH FIRE DEPARTMENT TO HOST CAR WASH AND BAKE SALE IN SUPPORT OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS

(PERTH COUNTY, ON) - The Perth County OPP Auxiliary Unit and the West Perth Fire Department are joining forces to host a community car wash and bake sale in the Municipality of West Perth on Saturday, September 9, 2017.

The upcoming event in support of Special Olympics is one of several Law Enforcement Torch Run events occurring across the province. From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., on Saturday, community members are encouraged to attend the West Perth Fire Department at 169 St. David Street, Mitchell.

A car wash can be purchased for $10.00, and a variety of baked goods will be available for sale.

"The OPP have been proud partners of the Special Olympics for over 25 years. This event is a wonderful opportunity for us to show our continued support. We extend our thanks to our colleagues at the West Perth Fire Department for working with us to host this worthwhile community event." Inspector Rob Scott, Perth County OPP

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PERTH COUNTY OPP INVESTIGATING FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION

(WEST PERTH, ON)- The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Perth Road 164 and Perth Line 20 in the Municipality of West Perth.

On Friday, September 7, 2017, at approximately 1:05p.m., Perth County OPP, Perth County Paramedic Services and the West Perth Fire Department and Perth County Paramedic Services responded to a collision involving a car and a tractor trailer.

One driver was transported to a local area hospital with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased by the attending physician. The identity of the driver has been withheld pending next of kin notification.

The intersection will remain closed while an investigation occurs and the vehicles are removed from the area.

Detours are in effect and drivers should be aware that this may cause delays. Motorists are requested to plan accordingly as the intersection is anticipated to be closed for the next several hours.

An investigation into this collision is ongoing and the Technical Collision Investigation unit will be attending.

The Perth County OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 393-6123. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at http://www.pc-crimestoppers.ca/, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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