A 49-year-old man died following a collision with a tractor-trailer east of Peterborough, Ont. on Tuesday morning, Ontario Provincial Police say.

It happened at around 6:40 a.m. in the area of Highway 7 and David Fife Line in the Otonabee-South Monaghan Township, involving a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer.

Police said the 49-year-old driver of the passenger vehicle died at the scene.

Highway 7 was closed in both directions as emergency crews dealt with the collision scene, clearing at around 4:30 p.m.

OPP reminds drivers that any snow can lead to slick road conditions and slow down when the roads are slippery.


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