LANARK COUNTY – Lanark County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on the scene of a fatal collision on Galbraith Road near Middleville.

“On Sept. 28, just after 3 p.m., officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the OPP were dispatched to a serious, single vehicle collision on Galbraith Road, north of Wolf Grove Road, in Lanark Highlands Township,” OPP media relations officer Const. Lori Lobiniwich released in a statement today (Sept. 29).

The driver, Nicholas Wark-Moulton, age 24 of Lanark Highlands Township, was pronounced deceased at the scene. A 22-year-old passenger, also from Lanark Highlands Township, was transported to hospital in critical condition.

Lanark Officers were assisted by Lanark County Paramedics, Lanark Highlands Fire Department and members of the OPP Collision Reconstruction Unit. Galbraith Road remained closed until 7:00 p.m. while the investigation was conducted.

The cause of the collision itself is still under investigation.