Teenage driver from Harriston killed in crash

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A single-vehicle collision in Palmerston claimed the life of a young driver on Friday.

The Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Guelph-Wellington Paramedic Services, and Palmerston Fire Department responded to the report of a single-vehicle crash on Minto Road at approximately 8 o’clock Friday night.

Police said the 16-year-old driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.

The identity of the Harriston teen is not being released at the request of the family.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-84777 (TIPS).