The OPP have now identified the victims in the deadly crash on highway 17 at the southwest by-pass in Sudbury.

63-year old Guy Forget from French River crossed the centre line and collided with a truck driven by 70-year old Barry Brechin from Bruce Mines. Both died at the scene.

A 55-year old woman who was a passenger in the truck remains in hospital.


Original story:

OPP in Sudbury say two people have been killed in a crash on the Highway 17 southwest bypass.

They say a third person has been taken to hospital.

Officers report it was a two-vehicle collision on Hwy 17 at Middle Lake Road.

They have closed the highway from Long Lake Road to Southview Drive while the crash is under investigation.