UPDATE: One dead, one hospitalized after Hwy. 7 collision
One person is dead and another has been airlifted to hospital after a collision on Highway 7 near Silver Lake Provincial Park Monday afternoon, according to Ontario Provincial Police.
O-P-P identify the victim as 35-year-old Samantha Stremmelar of Kitchener.
A 12-kilometre stretch of the highway was closed just after 4:30 p.m., from Zealand Road near Sharbot Lake all the way to Maberly Road.
OPP said it's unknown when the road will re-open.
The highway is generally busy on long weekend Mondays; it's the route many cottagers take to return to Ottawa.