Palmerston man killed in Monday collision

NORTH PERTH – One person died in a motor-vehicle collision in the Municipality of North Perth on Monday morning.

On Aug. 15 just after 11:45 a.m., the Perth County and Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with Wellington County Paramedic Services and the Minto Fire Department, responded to a serious motor-vehicle collision on Line 91, west of Perth Road 140, North Perth. A passenger vehicle had collided with a commercial motor vehicle.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. They have been identified as John Cherry, 87, of Palmerston.

There were no other injuries reported.

As of Monday evening 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.