Driver dead following Friday crash in North Frontenac Township

A driver died following a crash in North Frontenac Township Friday evening. According to Ontario Provincial Police, the driver was declared dead at the scene, with a passenger being airlifted to hospital. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press - image credit)
A driver died following a crash in North Frontenac Township Friday evening. According to Ontario Provincial Police, the driver was declared dead at the scene, with a passenger being airlifted to hospital. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press - image credit)

A North Frontenac Township resident is dead after a single-vehicle collision Friday evening on County Road 509.

Ontario Provincial Police responded to a vehicle in the ditch east of Canonto Road at approximately 5:30 p.m.

The driver, 22-year-old Zander Conlin, was pronounced dead at the scene, OPP said.

A 22-year-old passenger from Ottawa was airlifted to hospital in serious condition.

A stretch of County Road 509 was closed but has since reopened. Police continue to investigate.