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Fatal collision under investigation

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On Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 at approximately 4:30 p.m., the Almaguin Highlands Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the South River Machar Fire Department and the Parry Sound Emergency Medical Service (EMS) investigated a fatal motor vehicle collision involving a single motorized snow vehicle.

The driver of the motorized snow vehicle, James Boyd, 41 of Tavistock Township, Ont. was travelling eastbound along King Lake Road when he lost control of his vehicle and struck a tree on the south side shoulder of the road. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are continuing to investigate and a post mortem is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 19, 2018.