OPP say a man, 54, was pronounced dead at the scene of Monday morning (March 14) crash north of Pontypool

One person has died and another is in critical condition following a head-on collision on Highway 35, south of Lifford Road in Manvers Township Monday (March 14) morning.

Photo by Barbara-Ann MacEachern

Kawartha Lakes OPP say the head-on crash happened near Lifford Road shortly after 7 a.m. after a northbound vehicle crossed the centre line and collided with a southbound vehicle.

OPP say a 38-year-old man from Minden was driving the northbound vehicle and suffered serious injuries. He was taken to a Toronto hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

A 54-year-old Kawartha Lakes man, who OPP say was driving the southbound vehicle, was killed in the collision.

The highway was closed for about four hours.

Source: myKawartha.com