News Three deaths over Easter weekend including one marine fatality SHARE ON: Smith Autumn, contributor, Wednesday, Apr. 23rd, 2014 The OPP have reported three deaths that occurred over the Easter weekend. According to reports, the recent deaths raise the total number of highway fatalities to 65 for this year as of April 20. A statement was released last week encouraging drivers to be safe and wear seat belts. The OPP are thanking the majority of drivers who took time to be safe on the roads.