Tuesday morning fatal collision closes Highway 7 east of Peterborough

Driver of SUV is dead following collision with tractor-trailer between Keene Road and Burnham Line

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

One person is dead following a collision on Highway 7 just east of Peterborough on Tuesday morning (February 14).

At around 7:20 a.m., a westbound tractor-trailer and an eastbound sport utility vehicle (SUV) collided between Keene Road and Burnham Line.

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

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No other injuries have been reported.

Highway 7 will remain closed for several hours between Keene Road and Highway 28 while police document the scene.

Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage of the collision and who has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.