Highway 7 is closed in both directions as Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers investigate an early morning collision that left one person dead.
In a tweet, the OPP said the crash, between a transport truck and a passenger vehicle, took place on Highway 7, east of Drummond Street in Perth on Nov. 18 just after 3;45 a.m.
The driver of the passenger vehicle, Drew Nadeau, 31 of Perth, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the tractor trailer did not sustain any injuries.
Nadeau was a constable with the Ottawa Police Service (OPS)
The OPP is asking anyone who may have witnessed what happened to call 1-888-310-1122.
Today, we lost our colleague and friend Cst. Drew Nadeau in a tragic vehicle collision on his way home from work. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/S2j8gBJnoa— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) November 18, 2022