Authorities have released the name of the two victims that died after two vehicles collided in Kawartha Lakes on Saturday afternoon 9th of October 2021.
Both drivers of their vehicles, identified as Joseph Duchesne, 32, of Oakville, and Mark Wallace, 57, of Durham Region were pronounced dead at the scene.
According to the report, at around 12:25 p.m. on Saturday a vehicle heading northbound on Simcoe Street at Brock Concession Road 6 passed unsafely and collided head-on with a southbound passenger vehicle.
The place where the incident happened, Simcoe Street was shut down for several hours on Saturday while the investigation is going on.
The OPP states said in a statement: “Aggressive driving is dangerous and a leading causal factor in fatal motor vehicle collisions on OPP-patrolled roads.
“Racing, stunt driving, speeding, following too closely, unsafe lane changes, and road rage are all forms of aggressive driving that place drivers, passengers, cyclists and pedestrians at risk.”