Highway 35 closed following fatal collision in Kawartha Lakes

Highway 35 is closed between Fleetwood Road and Bethany Hills Road while the OPP investigates a fatal collision Friday (Nov. 22) morning.

According to police, officers responded to a collision involving a pick-up truck, which had been travelling south, and a northbound tractor trailer shorly after 6:30 a.m.

“The driver of the pick-up truck, who will not be identified pending next of kin notification, has died. The driver of the tractor trailer was not injured in the collision,” reads a media release from police.

The highway is expected to be closed for several hours for the police investigation.

Witnesses are asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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