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Victim named in Thursday's fatal crash near Elora

John Lumsden, 31, of Centre Wellington died Thursday in a two-vehicle collision
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A man died at the scene of this two-vehicle crash near Elora Thursday morning. Dan Gray for GuelphToday

TOWNSHIP OF CENTRE WELLINGTON - On Sept. 26, 2019, at approximately 6:30 a.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a serious vehicle collision on Wellington Road 21 near the hamlet of Inverhaugh. It was reported that two sedans had collided head on and that multiple occupants where seriously injured.

Wellington County OPP, Centre Wellington Fire & Rescue and Guelph Wellington Paramedics Service responded.

The driver of one of the sedans, 31-year-old John James Lumsden of Centre Wellington was pronounced dead at scene. The two occupants of the other sedan, two adult males, were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The road was closed for approximately six hours to allow OPP Technical Collision Investigators (T.C.I.) to investigate.

The Wellington County OPP is asking anyone that may have witnessed this collision to please call 1-888-310-1122.




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