Members of the Peterborough County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and emergency crews are currently on scene at a collision which occurred at approximately 5:00am this morning on the southbound lanes of Highway 115 near Porter Road.
One victim has been pronounced deceased as a result of the collision that involved multiple vehicles.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation. All lanes of Highway 115 remain closed while members trained in collision reconstruction measure and document the scene. The northbound lanes are closed at Porter Road and the southbound lanes are closed at Tapley ¼ Line.
The Highway 115 closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate.
Any witnesses or anyone that has video/dash camera footage of the collision is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.
The identity of the deceased will not be released until next of kin are notified.