UPDATE: Omemee resident, 78, killed in Tuesday afternoon crash on Highway 7

OPP closed Highway 7 for a severely crashed Tuesday afternoon (November 2) in Emily Township.

A resident of Omemee was killed in a crash on Highway 7 in Emily Township on Tuesday afternoon (November 2).

Emergency crews were called to the area of ​​Bethel Road around 2.15pm for a collision with several vehicles involving an SUV and a sedan that collided head-on, according to Kawartha Lakes OPP.

As a result of the clash, OPP says Elsie Lees, 78, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other motorist was driven to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing with the OPP Traffic Collision Investigation (TCI) team. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or have dashcam footage should contact the town of Kawartha Lakes OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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