Double Fatal on Calabogie Road


Renfrew – Two young men died in a head-on collision late Wednesday afternoon on Calabogie Road near Fraser Road.

The two were identified as Jacob Powell, 23, of Lanark, and Zachary Tripp, 23, of Arnprior. They were travelling south on Calabogie Road and, for reason under investigation, collided with a northbound pickup truck. The driver of the truck was transported to hospital and is in stable condition. The vehicle the young men were riding in caught fire after the collision.

A third vehicle was involved in the collision which was also travelling south on Calabogie Road. The driver is uninjured.

The Greater Madawaska Township Fire Department responded to the crash which occurred shortly before 4 p.m. They received assistance from the McNab Braeside Fore Department.

Renfrew OPP continue to investigate with the assistance of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI).