Fatal collision closes Hwy 17 near Hwy 630

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(MATTAWA, ON) – On July 17, 2017 at 12:35 p.m. members of the Mattawa Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a collision involving two vehicles on Highway (HWY) 17 near HWY 630 in Calvin Township.

Preliminary information is that an eastbound SUV collided with a westbound pickup truck. The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver of the pickup truck sustained no injuries.

OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) are currently on the scene assisting with the investigation along with the OPP Unmanned Aerial System (UAS).

The OPP currently have HWY 17 completely closed and will advise once the HWY is reopened.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.