Fatal collision closes Highway 17

(DRYDEN, ON) – Highway 17 between Dryden and Ignace has re-opened, following a fatal collision. The investigation into the collision is continuing.

On November 16, 2022 at approximately 11:57 p.m., members of the Ignace and Dryden Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Northwest EMS and Ignace Fire responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Revell Township, west of Ignace.

Upon emergency services arriving on scene, one individual was pronounced deceased at the scene. The highway between Ignace and Dryden remains closed as OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) process the scene.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.