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One person dead in collision on Highway 17 east

By Tim Davidson Apr 11, 2024 | 11:15 AM

OPP cruiser - Acadia Broadcasting File

The OPP says a 24 year old from the Rat Portage First Nation has been killed as a result of single vehicle collision.

Police the incident took place before midnight last night (Wednesday) near Matheson Bay Road.

The OPP say there was only one person in the pick-up truck at the time of the collision.

Highway 17 between the by-pass and Godbout Auto was closed overnight and finally reopened before 8 this morning.

Police say the cause of the collision is still under investigation.