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Deceased identified in fatal crash at Whitefish

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NEWS RELEASE

ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE

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On Oct. 27, 2017 at 3:54 p.m., members of the Sudbury Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), the Sudbury Fire Department and the Sudbury District Emergency Medical Services (EMS), responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 at Municipal Road 55 in Whitefish, Ont.

A motor vehicle attempting to enter Highway 17 from Municipal Road 55 was struck by an Eastbound five ton truck. The driver of the motor vehicle, Edwin Duhaime, 76 years of age from Espanola, Ont. was pronounced deceased at the scene, a passenger in the motor vehicle was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries. The two occupants in the five ton truck were not injured.  

Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) were on scene and completed an investigation. The Highway was closed for approximately six hours. There will be no charges laid in relation to this collision.

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