Friday, January 5, 2018

Route 61 Reopens After Fatal Crash

Route 61 has reopened after a fatal crash near Deer Lake Friday afternoon.

Around 2:15pm, emergency personnel were called to the intersection of Route 61 and Municipal Road for a 2 vehicle crash with entrapment.

At least one person was reported to have been trapped in one of the vehicles and was extricated.

A county coroner was later called where one of the victims was pronounced dead.  The identity of the victim has not been released at this time.

Northbound lanes of Route 61 in the area were closed until just before 6:00pm when the highway reopened.

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