Dryden OPP Investigating Fatal CMV Crash

MVC on Highway 17 near Ignace
MVC on Highway 17 near Ignace - Image Meta

(SATTERLY TOWNSHIP, ON) – The Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating a fatal commercial motor vehicle (CMV) collision.

On May 20, 2024, shortly before 8:30 a.m., members of the Dryden OPP Detachment, Emergency Medical Services, and Fire responded to a single CMV collision on Highway 17 in Satterly Township.

The passenger of the CMV, a 24-year-old, of Mississauga, was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of the collision. The driver of the CMV was transported to hospital by EMS for non-life-threatening injuries.

The OPP North West Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement (TIME) Team and OPP Collision Re-Constructionists are assisting in the ongoing investigation.

Highway 17 was closed for an extended period of time but has since been re-opened.


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