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Fatality on Gelert Road


The Haliburton Highlands OPP are reporting the death of a 57-year-old Haliburton woman in a vehicle collision on County Road 1, also known as Gelert Road, on the afternoon of Sunday, Oct. 18.

According to police, officers, the Minden Hills fire department and county paramedics were called to the scene at approximately 4:35 p.m. A northbound vehicle had crossed the oncoming lane, rolling into the ditch. Darlene Thomas, 57, of Haliburton was pronounced dead at the scene. The road was closed for a number of hours as the OPP’s technical traffic collision investigators conducted their work.