Single vehicle collision results in death

From the OPP

At approximately 1 p.m. yesterday, officers from the Dryden and Fort Frances detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 502 in an unincorporated township approximately 72 km south of Dryden.

A southbound single motor vehicle lost control, left the roadway and hit a rock face.

Dryden Ambulance, Oxdrift Volunteer Fire Department and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) attended the scene.

A small fire that broke out in the bush was extinguished prior to resources arriving.

Three occupants of the motor vehicle were taken to Dryden for medical treatment and one occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The Technical Traffic Collision Investigation (TTCI) unit attended the scene to conduct their investigation.

The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

Highway 502 was closed completely for approximately five hours.