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Hwy. 17 now reopened

Highway 17 has reopened after being closed for more than two hours in both directions between Sudbury and North Bay due to a collision. (File photo) Highway 17 has reopened after being closed for more than two hours in both directions between Sudbury and North Bay due to a collision. (File photo)
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Update:

Ontario Provincial Police have confirmed in a tweet, the collision was cleared shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday and Highway 17 is fully reopened in both directions.

Original Story:

Highway17 is closed in both directions between Sudbury and North Bay due to a collision.

The collision happened between Kirkpatrick Road and Highway 575 in the Verner area.

Few details are available at this time.

Ontario 511 tweeted, the crash happened just before 7 p.m. Saturday evening.

Ontario Province Police are currently on the scene according to a tweet.

A detour is available on Old Highway 17.

More information to follow as it becomes available. Check back for updates on this developing news. 

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