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Police say Newmarket father, son and Barrie grandmother killed in head-on crash

South Simcoe police traffic unit appeals for witnesses following deadly crash Friday afternoon
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Miriam King/BradfordToday

NEWS RELEASE
SOUTH SIMCOE POLICE SERVICE
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BRADFORD — South Simcoe Police Service officers continue to investigate the cause of a fatal collision in Bradford.

The head-on collision claimed the lives of a 37-year-old Newmarket man, his nine-year-old son and the man's 61-year-old mother who was from Barrie.

The victims were in a northbound SUV that collided with a southbound heavy truck on Yonge Street south of 14th Line around 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2019.  

The adult victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

The child was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

The truck driver was treated at the scene and released.

Traffic Unit officers are appealing for witnesses that were in the area and may have seen the vehicles prior to the collision. Anyone with information is asked to call South Simcoe Police Service at 905-775-3311, 705-436-2141 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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