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Manitoulin OPP identify victim in fatal crash

On June 30 at approximately 1:15 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police were conducting general patrol duties on Hutchison Avenue in Elliot Lake when they observed a known person walking along the sidewalk who was breaching prior release conditions. (File Photo) On June 30 at approximately 1:15 a.m., the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police were conducting general patrol duties on Hutchison Avenue in Elliot Lake when they observed a known person walking along the sidewalk who was breaching prior release conditions. (File Photo)
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Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fatal single vehicle collision on Manitoulin Island Saturday night.

Police say the vehicle was travelling on Campbell Line Road in Central Manitoulin Township before leaving the roadway and entering the ditch. 

The driver, Douglas Cavener, 82, of Thorndale, Ont. was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Several emergency teams were called to the scene with the investigation now being led by the OPP's North East Region Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team (TIME) and the Technical Collision Investigators (TCI).

A post-mortem will take place at a later date.

This is a developing story.

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