Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Collision Near Clifford – Name Of Deceased Released

(HOWICK, ON) – Members of the Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Detachment are currently investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that took place early this morning (02July) near Clifford.

Shortly before 6:30 a.m. South Bruce OPP, Huron County OPP, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Minto Fire Department responded to a single motor vehicle collision located on Highway 9 (Elora Street) just west of Clifford.

Upon arrival first responders located a sport utility vehicle (SUV) that had left the roadway and collided with a large tree. The driver was found with vital signs absent.

The driver/lone occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene.   

The deceased has been identified as Kirk HUBER, 38 years of age, from Mildmay.

A post-mortem examination is scheduled to take place tomorrow. 

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation with the assistance from the West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management & Enforcement (TIME) Team.

Highway 9 has since re-opened for travel.

Any person with information regarding this crash should immediately contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. 

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

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