One person dead, another seriously injured after being hit by car near Campbellcroft in Port Hope

7th Line closed between County Road 28 and Campbell Road while police investigate

An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

One person is dead and another has been airlifted to a Toronto hospital after being struck by a vehicle in the Municipality of Port Hope on Wednesday morning (December 2).

Northumberland County OPP and emergency services responded to a serious collision that happened at around 8:05 a.m. on 7th Line just west of Woodvale School Road, about five kilometres southeast of Campbellcroft.

Two pedestrians were struck by a northbound vehicle.

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One of the pedestrians was pronounced dead at the scene, and the second pedestrian was transported by Ornge Air Ambulance to a trauma centre in Toronto to be treated for injuries sustained as a result of the collision.

Police are not releasing the names of the victims at this time.

7th Line is currently closed between County Road 28 and Campbell Road, while police measure and document the scene. The closure will remain in place for several hours while police investigate.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.