UPDATE: Police investigate fatal collision near Milverton

OPP cruiser. (Photo courtesy of @OPP_WR via Twitter)

Perth County OPP are investigating a fatal collision that occurred this morning near Milverton.

Emergency first responders were called to a two vehicle crash at about 10:30 this morning at Perth Road 131 and Perth Line 72 in Peth East.

Police report that David Gascho, 84-years-old, of Milverton was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing, and members of the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team are assisting Perth County OPP with the investigation.

The areas surrounding Perth County Line 72 and Perth Road 131 remains closed for the protection of emergency responders and to facilitate the investigation, and will likely be closed until approximately 7:00pm.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.P3tips.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

*with files from Ryan Drury