Ontario Provincial Police have confirmed two people are dead after a three-car crash on Highway 17 near Pembroke.

The fatal collision closed Highway 17 between Round Lake Road and Forest Lea Road just after 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said their preliminary investigation shows a westbound car collided with an eastbound pickup truck, killing both inside the car.

Two adults were treated for minor injuries in the pickup truck, with the driver of a vehicle behind the truck not injured.

Ontario police are at the scene redirecting traffic and investigating alongside the Laurentian Valley Fire Department, CFB Fire Department and County of Renfrew Paramedic Services.