UPDATE #2: Lanark OPP investigation a fatal collision involving a pedestrian

The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on County Road 43. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries. The highway has been closed between Glenview Road and Station Road for the purposes of the investigation. Technical Collision Investigation Team (TCI) and an OPP Collision Reconstructionist are on scene to assist.

The Highway is now re-opened to traffic. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

The deceased has been identified as David James WEEDMARK, age 62, of Smiths Falls.

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Lanark OPP investigation a fatal collision involving a pedestrian

The Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is currently investigating a single vehicle collision involving a pedestrian on County Road 43. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries. The highway has been closed between Glenview Road and Station Road for the purposes of the investigation. Technical Collision Investigation Team (TCI) and an OPP Collision […]

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Welcome to County Council

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OPP seeking information about theft at Esso gas station

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UCDSB honours six employees with 2020 Trustee Innovation Awards

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