43-year-old Haliburton County man dead in single ATV collision on Sunday morning

Collision happened on Highway 35 near Matabanick Road in Township of Algonquin Highlands

Haliburton Highlands OPP document the scene of a single ATV collision on Highway 35 near Matabanick Road in the Township of Algonquin Highlands that claimed the life of the 43-year-old driver on January 8, 2023. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)
Haliburton Highlands OPP document the scene of a single ATV collision on Highway 35 near Matabanick Road in the Township of Algonquin Highlands that claimed the life of the 43-year-old driver on January 8, 2023. (Photo: Ontario Provincial Police)

A 43-year-old Haliburton County man is dead following a single ATV collision on Sunday morning (January 8).

Just before 7:30 a.m., the Haliburton Highlands OPP and emergency services responded to the collision on Highway 35 near Matabanick Road in the Township of Algonquin Highlands.

The driver of the ATV was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police have identified the driver as a 43-year-old man of the Municipality of Dysart et al but have not released his name.

Highway 35 will be closed for several hours in both directions between Highway 118 and Kushog Lake Road while police investigate and document the scene.

Anyone with any information in relation to te investigation is asked to call the Haliburton Highlands OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).