One person dead, 5 others in hospital after crash near Cookstown, Ont.
One person is dead and five others are in hospital after a two-vehicle crash on Highway 89 near Cookstown Saturday morning.
According to OPP, the crash happened around 10 a.m. in the area of Highway 89, west of Veteran's Drive.
Police say a 70-year-old woman from Alliston, a passenger of one of the vehicles, died at the scene.
The driver of that vehicle and a child were transported to a Toronto area hospital, both with life-threatening injuries.
The driver of the second vehicle, along with two children, were taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
According to OPP, a stretch of Highway 89 near 5th Sideroad was closed for several hours. It has since reopened.
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