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Milverton man killed in collision with tractor-trailer Tuesday morning

An 84-year-old Milverton man was killed Tuesday morning, May 4, following a collision between a van and a tractor-trailer at the intersection of Perth Road 131 and Line 72 west of Newton. (Colin Burrowes Photo)

PERTH EAST – On May 4 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Perth County Paramedic Services, and the Perth East Fire Department responded to a fatal two-vehicle collision at Perth Road 131 at Perth Line 72, in the Township of Perth East.

An 84-year-old Milverton man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, and members of the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team are assisting Perth County OPP with the investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.