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18-year-old dead in fatal crash near Perth, Ont.

An Ontario Provincial Police logo is shown in Barrie, Ont., on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
An Ontario Provincial Police logo is shown in Barrie, Ont., on Wednesday, April 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
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Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed a young person in a rural part of Lanark County.

OPP East Region posted to social media on Friday that the crash occurred on Drummond Concession 2 road, just east of Perth, Ont. yesterday.

An 18-year-old person from Drummond-North Elmsley Township was pronounced dead as a result.

No other details were provided.

OPP say Technical Collision Investigators and a Reconstructionist are assisting with the continuing investigation.

Correction

A previous version of this story listed the deceased individual as the driver of the vehicle. This has not been officially confirmed. CTV News has made the correction.

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