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Teeswater man killed in crash north of Mildmay

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SOUTH BRUCE – A two vehicle, head-on crash north of Mildmay on Feb. 18 has claimed the life of a Teeswater man.

Officers from the South Bruce OPP detachment, with the assistance of the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team continue to investigate a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred just after 4 p.m. on the afternoon of Feb. 18.

South Bruce OPP, the South Bruce Fire Department and Bruce County Paramedic Services responded to the crash scene on Highway 9 just south of Concession Road 12 East.

Upon arriving at the scene, emergency personnel found two vehicles – a transport truck and a compact car – were involved in the crash.

Police say that their initial investigation has determined that the car was travelling northbound on Highway 9 when, for unknown reasons, the driver crossed the centre line into the path of the transport truck travelling southbound, resulting in a head-on collision.

The driver of the car, 75-year-old Kenneth Bruce MacDonald of Teeswater, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A post-mortem examination was scheduled to take place on Feb. 19.

The driver of the transport truck was uninjured.

Police are asking that anyone with information regarding the crash to contact South Bruce OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Those wishing to remain anonymous are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca.