Two killed in Leamington collision

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Two people have died following a head-on collision in Leamington on Sunday morning.

Provincial police were called to Highway 77 between Mersea Road 5 and Mersea Road 6 around 6:50 a.m in regards to a collision between two vehicles.

OPP said the passenger of one of the vehicles, 72-year-old Katherina Fehr, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the same vehicle, 76-year-old Johan Fehr, passed away after being transported to the hospital.

According to police, one motor vehicle was northbound and the second motor vehicle was southbound on Highway 77 when both collided head-on.

The driver of the second vehicle involved was transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

OPP is continuing to investigate. Anyone with information is asked to call provincial police at 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.