Police have now identified the person who was killed Monday morning in a highway crash near McKerrow, west of Sudbury.

They say 26-year old, Samantha Quick of Sudbury, was the driver of a vehicle that collided with a tractor-trailer before 5 am, on Highway 17, east of the Espanola.

Police say the victim died at the scene and that weather was not a factor in the collision.  

The highway was closed for five hours.Original:


Highway 17 reopened between Hwy 6, Espanola, and Hwy 144, Lively.A two vehicle collision early Monday morning west of Sudbury has claimed the life of one person.

OPP say the crash happened before 5 a.m. on Highway 17, east of Mckerrow, not far from the Espanola turnoff. 

It involved a transport truck and a passenger vehicle. 

Police say the victim died at the scene, and the highway is now partially open to traffic.