Emily Township man succumbs to injuries sustained in collision

An Emily Township man has died following a two-vehicle collision in Peterborough County last Friday (July 17).

According to the OPP, the collision occurred around 11 a.m. at the intersection of Keene Road and Base Line.

“A commercial motor vehicle travelling southbound on Keene Road collided with a pick-up truck travelling eastbound on Base Line,” reads a media release.

Two occupants of the truck were transported to a hospital in the Toronto area with serious injuries.

On Tuesday (July 21), police announced that the driver of the pick-up – 45-year-old Stephen Butler – had succumbed to his injuries.

“The cause of the collision is under investigation,” the media release reads.

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