On December 2, 2020, members of the Northumberland County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Northumberland EMS and Port Hope Township Fire Department, responded to a serious collision that occurred at approximately 8:05 am on the 7th Line just west of Woodvale School Road.

Two pedestrians were struck by a northbound vehicle. One of the pedestrians was pronounced deceased at the scene by EMS personnel. The second pedestrian was transported by Ornge Air Ambulance to a trauma centre in Toronto to be treated for injuries sustained as a result of the collision. 

The 7th Line is currently closed between County Road 28 and Campbell Road, while OPP members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene. The closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate. 

No names are being released at this time. 

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.

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