Car Crash Claims Life Near Cornwall Ontario – BREAKING – Updates to Follow – October 18, 2012

CFN – Ayoung person lost their life in a car crash that has closed Highway 2 near Cornwall Ontario.   The accident occurred near the Lost Villages Park.

22 year old Nick Baker of Cornwall sadly lost his life as well as .

One witness posted on Facebook:

The cars were in rough shape and there was alot of ppl standing around no cops or ambulances yet… I didnt realize someone had passed though frown so sad

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The OPP are not assisting with any info as of 12:08 AM –

From Facebook:

I was at the hospital when the accident happened. Heard the Code Blue on the PA, went outside thinking it would be awhile and watched the ambulances start to arrive. A doctor and a nurse informed a packed ER waiting room that 4 were killed, and 8 traumas were on the way to hospital. I saw 5 arrive. And 1 ambulance come but didn’t take anyone out. The road was blocked off at Richmond Drive all the way to Avonmore Road. You could see the activity just off of Avonmore road. Scary Shit. Article says 2 died and Nick baker as well. I take it there was 3


The 1st ambulance had a male, I think, and he was in cardiac arrest. 2nd ambulance had a female, conscious but injured. 3rd ambulance had a toddler, a baby (few weeks old, maybe a month) and a Mom. They all walked out of the ambulance Thank God

OPP UPDATE 8:50 AM October 19

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal [STORMONT DUNDAS and GLENGARRY] Fatal Collision Claims Life 2012-10-19


(South Stormont) – On 18Oct2012, at approximately 6:00pm, SD&G OPP officers responded to a report of a motor vehicle collision on County Road 2, South Stormont Township.

Early stages of the investigation indicate that a 22yr old male driver (Nicholas Baker of South Stormont ) was operating a 2006 Saturn west bound on County Road 2, (when for reasons under investigation)  he crossed the center line and struck a 2008 Ford Explorer.

 The 22yr old male driver was transported to hospital where he was pronounced deceased, the 53yr old female driver of the Ford Explorer suffered minor injuries.

A secondary collision occurred between a 2004 Toyota Matrix and a 2005 Tacoma pick-up truck. The occupants of both those vehicles were treated for minor injuries.

The roadway was closed for approximately 7 hrs while emergency personnel attended to the scene.

SD&G OPP members and Technical Traffic Collision investigators continue the investigation.


  1. So sad, so unfortunate.
    Bless all who were in this accident!

  2. r.i.p buddy going to miss you like cazy we had good times now rest in peace homie<3

  3. So sad ..Rest in peace Nick you will be missed by all xoxoxooxox 🙁 <3

  4. R.I.P Nick Will be missed hommie only a hour before we where chillin laughin shooting the shit 🙁

  5. You will be missed brother! R.I.P. Nick you we’re such an amazing friend and you we’re always there for me no matter what.. love you buddy.

  6. R.I.P. You will be missed my all. I didn’t get to know you that well but you were such a nice guy in high school, caring and everything else. May you rest in peace! 🙁

  7. This news was so hard to hear. Our hearts are breaking for the family. We hadn’t seen you Nick for such a long time… this was not the reunion we would have ever imagined. May you rest in peace Nick and take care of your family from up there!
    All our love,
    Larry Laroche and family

  8. I still can’t believe you are gone. I just saw you the other day come into Wendy’s and order your Junior Bacon’s. You were an awesome guy in high school. We had fun chilling in the cooking room on lunch break. My heart goes out to your family. you will be missed

  9. RIP little cousin <3 Heaven has received another angel too soon. Shine down on Aunt Sue and Uncle Dan and keep them strong during this difficult time. Xox

  10. Nick, you made Dan a very happy dad…He will be lost with out you… I had only got to know you when your grandmother died… But I did know how much my brother loves you.. you were is pride and joy.. My heart is broken for a lost young life and a man that will be lost with out you in his life…

    You are a great kid .. and you were going places….. But I guess gods need for you was stronger…

    hugs little nephew…… xx

  11. I shouldn’t have let you leave my house bro, i’m so heart broken, it’s going to take me awhile to get over this, i still don’t want to believe this happened, its unrealistic.

  12. I think I’m going to buy a 2008 Explorer. Hope he wasn’t drinking.

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