Police release name of man killed in Highway 17 collision, no charges laid
One person was killed in an early morning crash on September 6. (Twitter/@OPP_NER)
CTV Northern Ontario
Published Tuesday, September 12, 2017 1:59PM EDT
No charges will be laid after a fatal collision involving a tractor trailer and a car claimed the life of one person last week.
The crash happened on Highway 17 in Verner, east of Sudbury, on September 6 at 12:36 a.m.
In a media release issued on Tuesday, the Ontario Provincial Police said an investigation revealed a westbound vehicle crossed the centre line and collided head on with an eastbound tractor trailer.
The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Shawn Cote. The 32-year-old from West Nipissing was pronounced dead at the scene.
Highway 17 at Gingras Avenue and Beaudry Road was closed for about seven hours following the crash.