(TOWNSHIP OF PERTH EAST, ON) - On November 20, 2018 at approximately 8:00 a.m. Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a fatal collision involving two motor vehicles on Highway 8, just east of Stratford. It was reported that an east bound sedan lost control and was struck by a west bound pickup truck.
OPP along with fire and paramedic services attended the scene. The driver of the sedan, a 44-year-old male, was transported by ambulance to a local hospital and declared dead by hospital staff. The driver of the pickup truck, a 68-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The deceased has been identified as 44-year-old David TORBET of Stratford.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation.
The Perth County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.