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Victims identified in separate Sudbury-area collisions

NEWS RELEASE ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE ************************* SUDBURY, ON - At approximatley 3:00 p.m.
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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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SUDBURY, ON - At approximatley 3:00 p.m. on Thursday January 2, 2014, members of the Sudbury OPP detachment responded to three seperate collisions that took place at the same location on Highway 69 within a very short time period.

In the first collision, a southbound mini van went out of control and rolled over in the northbound ditch.

The two occupants received minor injuries and were taken to Health Sciences North.

Seconds later a southbound mini van skidded out of control and went into the southbound ditch in the same location.

There were no injuries.

Just moments after that, a third collision took place when southbound car crossed the centre line and was struck by a northbound mini van.

A male passegner in the southbound car was killed. The three other occupants were airlifted to Health Sciences North with serious injuries.

The four occupants in the northbound car were also injured and taken to Health Sciences North with minor injuries.

The victim of the fatal motor vehicle collision that occured on Highway 69 near Richard Lake yesterday afternoon has been identified and Nicholas Aaron CADA (32 yrs) of Peterborough, ON.

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SUDBURY, ON - Members of the Sudbury OPP detachment responded to the collision which took place at approximately 5:00 PM Thursday January 2, 2014.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that a car and pick up collided head on just west of the Highway 537 junction.

The male driver of the car was killed in the collision while the three occupants of the pick up were treated at Health Sciences North for minor injuries.

Highway 17 was closed for several hours while Technical Traffic Collision Investigators and a reconstructionist examined the scene.

The victim of the fatal motor vehicle collision that occured on Highway 17 in Wahnapitae yesterday afternoon has been identified as  Brian Vaughn LYNDS (34 yrs) of Garson, ON.

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