Friday, April 25, 2014

Crash victim identified

The victim of Tuesday’s fatal crash on Highway 11 east of Atikokan has been identified as Fredrick James Munro, 76, of Atikokan.
Munro was pronounced dead at the scene, which was about 1.5 km east of the Highway 633 junction.

The collision involved an eastbound Chevrolet Lumina driven by Munro and a westbound commercial motor vehicle.
The second occupant of the Lumina, a 71-year-old Atikokan female, was transported to local hospital with serious injuries.
She later was transported to hospital in Thunder Bay.
The driver of the commercial vehicle, a 49-year-old Thunder Bay man, was not injured in the collision.
The highway was closed for several hours while emergency crews responded and police conducted their initial investigation.
A post-mortem took place yesterday at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.
The collision remains under investigation.

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