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Monday, December 9, 2019

Victims Identified in Chesley Area Vehicle Collision

Chesley | by Megan Johnson  

The accident occurred on December 5 just south of Scone on Bruce Rd 10

Police have more information about the fatal accident that occurred on Bruce County Road 10 just outside of Chesley last Thursday (Dec 5), which claimed the lives of two people.

Police say an investigation revealed  that a northbound car lost traction and was skidding along the roadway when it was struck by a southbound cargo van.

The driver of the Northbound car, 46- year old, Mark Gatt,  of Clifford and his passenger 46-year old Sarah Irvine of Hanover, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the southbound cargo van was taken to a local hospital to have minor injuries assessed.

OPP and West Grey Police officers, Bruce County paramedics and Chesley Firefighters were called to a two vehicle incident  just south of Scone, which took place after 1:30 p.m.

Following the accident the OPP closed a stretch of Bruce Road 10 for the investigation.

The South Bruce OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.

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