Police have released the name of the person killed in a collision Friday between Blind River and Iron Bridge along the north shore of Lake Huron.

49-year-old Vivian Elsby from Sault Ste. Marie died when her vehicle was struck by a transport trailer. Provincial police say the investigation is on-going.


East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police say that a collision involving a transport and a vehicle occurred on Highway 17 around 1:30 Friday afternoon.

The crash happened between Blind River and Iron Bridge and resulted in a fatality.

Highway 17 was been closed in both directions for just over 10 hours.

A technical collision investigator is enroute to assist with the investigation.

The police investigation revealed that a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle collided in the township of Huron Shores.

It has been confirmed that the driver of the passenger vehice has died.