87-year-old Selwyn woman died in Thursday evening collision north of Peterborough

Dorothy Unrau died after two vehicles collided on Lakefield Road at Buckhorn Road

Emergency vehicles on the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Lakefield Road at Buckhorn Road between Peterborough and Lakefield that claimed the life of an 87-year-old woman on May 12, 2022. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)
Emergency vehicles on the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Lakefield Road at Buckhorn Road between Peterborough and Lakefield that claimed the life of an 87-year-old woman on May 12, 2022. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

An 87-year-old woman is dead following a collision in Selwyn Township between Peterborough and Lakefield on Thursday evening (May 12).

At around 7 p.m., two vehicles collided on Lakefield Road at Buckhorn Road.

One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two other people were transported to hospital with minor injuries.

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Police have identified the deceased person as Dorothy Unrau, 87, of Selwyn Township.

Lakefield Road at Buckhorn Road was closed for four hours, with detours in place, while police documented the scene.

Police continue to investigate the cause of the collision. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has dash cam footage and has not yet spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 705-742-0401 or 1-888-310-1122.