Area OPP Police Press Releases

Fatal Snowplow Collision Update – Name Of 19 Year Old Deceased Released

(WEST PERTH, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is investigating a fatal collision involving a car and a snowplow south of Mitchell.

Just before 8:30 p.m. on December 19 2020, the Perth County OPP, Perth County Paramedic Service, and the West Perth Fire Department responded to a collision at the intersection of Perth Road 164 (Highway 23) and Line 32, just south of Mitchell.

The initial investigation has determined that a car travelling westbound on Line 32 and a snowplow travelling northbound on Road 164 collided at the intersection. This intersection is controlled by a stop sign in the east and west directions.

The driver of the car was transported to a local hospital, where they were pronounced deceased. The driver has since been identified as Kylie MCBETH, 19, of Moorefield.

A passenger of the car was also transported to local hospital with minor injuries. The driver of the snowplow was not injured.

The West Region OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team assisted with the investigation. The areas surrounding Perth Road 164 was closed for the investigation, but have since reopened.

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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