UPDATE (4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17):
Police have identified the deceased as 77-year-old Lawrence Tomblin of Gravenhurst.
According to OPP, the investigation is ongoing.
The roadway was closed to traffic but has been reopened.
OPP are investigating a fatal, two-vehicle collision that occurred in Bracebridge on Monday afternoon.
Officers say the incident happened at 1:40 p.m. on Winhara Road at Ecclestone Drive.
According to a release by police, one person was transported to hospital but life-saving efforts were unsuccessful.
The investigation is ongoing with the assistance of the OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) team, and the area will be closed to traffic.
COLLISION: Ecclestone Dr/Muskoka Rd 118 #Bracebridge: roadway closed in both directions between Muskoka Beach Rd/Muskoka Rd 17 and #Hwy11/#Hwy118 following a collision. #OPP on scene. Reopening time unknown. No access to Hwy 11/Hwy 118 from Ecclestone Dr. ^ld pic.twitter.com/M9oQR0Twf3— OPPCommunicationsCR (@OPP_COMM_CR) January 16, 2023
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