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One person killed in Highway 17 collision

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Jan 02, 2014 - 5:59 PM |
OPP confirmed one person was killed in a fatal accident on Highway 17 near Wahnapitae. File photo.

OPP confirmed one person was killed in a fatal accident on Highway 17 near Wahnapitae. File photo.

Highway 17 was closed at Wahnapitae following the collision

UPDATE:

The OPP confirmed the male driver of a car was killed in the collision on Highway 17, which occured at around 5 p.m. Thursday.

 

The car collided head on with a pick-up truck just west of the Highway 537 junction, in Wahnapitae. 


The three occupants of the pick-up were treated at Health Sciences North for minor injuries.

The highway was closed for several hours and re-opened to traffic at 10:53 p.m.

Original story:

Only hours after a fatal collision on Highway 69, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) reported another person was killed in a crash on Highway 17, near Wahnapitae. 


OPP Const. Rob St. Marseille confirmed there was one fatality in the collision, but could not provide any further details.

Highway 17 has been closed at Wahnapitae due to the collision.

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