Two dead following crash near Woodstock

( file photo by Jason Viau)

Two people have died following a two-vehicle crash near Woodstock.

The Ontario Provincial Police said on Friday at around 3:35 p.m., emergency crews responded after a truck and a car collided on Highway 2 east of 45th Line in Zorra Township.

The driver and a passenger of the car were pronounced dead at the scene. Their identities are being withheld until the next of kin has been notified.

The driver of the truck was not injured.

The road is expected to be closed for several hours while emergency crews are at the scene.

Anyone with information about the collision is asked to contact the Oxford County OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).