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Police release name in Verner fatal crash

No charges will be laid in relation to the fatal crash
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verner highway 17 collision 2017
Highway 17 at Verner was closed after a collision on September 6th.

Police have released the name of the victim in relation to a fatal collision on Highway 17 near Verner on September 6th.  

See the original story here: Collision closes Hwy 17 in Verner

The driver of the vehicle Shawn Cote, 32 years of age from West Nipissing was pronounced deceased at the scene of what was a two vehicle collision.  

An Investigation has revealed that a westbound vehicle crossed the centre line and collided head on with an eastbound tractor trailer.

Highway 17 was closed from around 1 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. A detour around the collision scene was available.

No charges will be laid.



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