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Investigation continues into fatal crash near Wawa

20190310 opp cruiser OPP(1)
OPP file photo

An investigation continues regarding a fatal collision that occurred shortly before 6 p.m. yesterday on Highway 17 near Wawa.

One person is confirmed dead as a result of the collision.

The crash involved a pickup truck and a commercial vehicle, says a news release issued by the Superior East Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

Highway 17 near Highway 519 – approximately 40 kilometres north of Wawa – was closed for several hours Tuesday evening. The highway between Wawa and White River has since re-opened.

Additional information regarding this incident will be shared once it becomes available.