Collision Takes Life

(PERTH EAST, ON) – Two people were injured after their car struck and killed a horse that was running loose in the Township of Perth East last week.

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on July 04 2020, Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Perth County Paramedic Services, and Perth East Fire Department responded to the collision on Perth Line 72, near Road 131. A car was travelling eastbound when it struck the horse on the roadway. The 25 year old driver and 27 year old passenger, both residents of Perth East, were transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The horse died at the scene.

There will be no charges as a result of this collision.

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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