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Police say 1 killed, 5 injured in crash in Perth East

64-year-old resident of North Perth pronounced deceased at the scene: OPP
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PERTH EAST – Police say a local resident has died following a collision yesterday involving three vehicles in Perth County.

Police and emergency crews responded to the scene on Line 86 between Road 121 and Road 124 in Perth East just after 4 p.m. 

Perth County and Wellington County OPP, Perth East Fire Services, Mapleton Fire Services, Perth County Paramedic Services, and ORNGE air ambulance responded.

A 64-year-old resident of North Perth was pronounced deceased at the scene, the OPP said in a news release.

One person was transported to a trauma centre by ORNGE.

Four were transported to local hospitals.  

Perth Line 86 remained closed this morning between Road 121 and Road 124 due to the ongoing investigation, police said. 

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.