Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Collision – Name Of Deceased Released

(PERTH EAST, ON) – On Tuesday May 04, 2021 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with Perth County Paramedic Services, and the Perth East Fire Department responded to a fatal two vehicle motor vehicle collision at Perth Road 131 at Perth Line 72, in the Township of Perth East. 

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 Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000. 

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