HWY 63 is now open after pedestrian is struck and killed by transport truck

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(NORTH BAY, ON) – On July 19, 2017, at 2:54 p.m. members of the North Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to the report of a serious collision on Highway (HWY) 63 near Koko Lake Road.

Preliminary information is that a pedestrian was struck by a passing tractor trailer. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased while being transported to the hospital.

OPP and Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI) are still on the scene and have partially closed HWY 63 until the investigation can be completed.

Available detours include HWY 17 and HWY 533.