Two drivers killed, passenger in hospital after crash on Hwy. 17 in Sudbury
An OPP cruiser is seen in this undated image. (Dave Chidley / THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Canadian Press
Published Thursday, November 9, 2017 11:56AM EST
SUDBURY, Ont. -- Two people are dead and a third is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a collision on Highway 17 in Sudbury, Ont.
Provincial police say the highway was closed for more than five hours Wednesday after a car and a pickup truck collided at about noon.
Investigators say a car driven by 63-year-old Guy Forget of French River, Ont., crossed the centre line and collided with a pickup driven by 70-year-old Barry Brechin of Bruce Mines, Ont.
Both drivers were pronounced deceased at the scene.
A 55-year-old woman, who was a passenger in the pickup, remains in hospital.