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OPP issue Highway 17 crash update

By CJ Goater Oct 10, 2023 | 4:27 PM

Highway-17 Dryden - File Photo

The Dryden Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police is investigating a fatal collision.

On October 9, 2023, just before 8:00 p.m., members of the Dryden OPP, along with Emergency Medical Services, responded to a serious collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian on Highway 17 near Baptist Church Road within the Township of Machin.

As a result, the pedestrian was pronounced deceased at the scene.

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

The OPP has taken this opportunity to remind members of the public of the importance of wearing reflective clothing when out walking in the early morning, evening, and especially after dark.