Hearst man identified as victim in Highway 11 fatality
A 66-year-old man from Hearst was killed Thursday in a collision on Highway 11, about 36 kilometres west of Hearst. (File)
SUDBURY -- A 66-year-old man from Hearst was killed Thursday in a collision on Highway 11, about 36 kilometres west of Hearst.
James Bay Ontario Provincial Police said Yvon Charette was killed following a collision between a passenger vehicle and an RV around 1:22 p.m. Charette was pronounced dead at the scene.
"The two occupants of the RV were uninjured in this incident," the OPP said in a news release Friday.
Members of the North East Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team, and the OPP Technical Collision Investigators (TCI) are investigating the incident.
Further information will be released as it becomes available, police said. The roadway was closed for several hours because of the collision and poor weather, but has since reopened.