(ARCHIPELAGO TOWNSHIP, ON) – On Sunday September 17, 2017 at approximately 9:00 p.m. the West Parry Sound Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), along with the Carling Fire Department, Parry Sound Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and the North East Region OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigator (TTCI) investigated a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred on Highway 69 just north of Site 9 Road.
Police investigation revealed that a southbound sports utility vehicle (SUV) collided with a northbound SUV. The driver of the northbound vehicle, Nehemiah RICHARDS, 61 of Capreol Ontario was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the southbound vehicle, Wolfgang BOEHMER, 59 of Central Frontenac TWP was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
A post-mortem is scheduled and police are continuing to investigate the collision.