MARATHON – Ontario Provincial Police advise that two people are dead following a motor vehicle accident on Hwy 17 west of the Black River Bridge. The accident happened just after 07:00AM EDT.
Marathon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police advise of the following Road Closure:
Highway: Highway 17
Location: Highway 17 west of Black River Bridge – highway totally closed
Brief Description of Event: Highway 17 has been closed due to a serious two vehicle motor vehicle collision. Two people are confirmed deceased.
Detour (if available): None
Estimated duration of Road Advisory: Unknown at this time. Highway expected to be closed for several hours.