One driver dead after collision on Highway 102 between snowplow and tractor trailer

The Canadian Press

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say one man died following a collision Friday night that has closed Highway 102 northwest of Thunder Bay.

Police say they received a call about a collision involving a tractor trailer and a snowplow on the highway at 9:55 p.m.

A 52-year-old male driver from Thunder Bay was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say the driver and passenger of the tractor trailer were not injured. 

They say a Miller snowplow travelling westbound west of Silver Falls Road was plowing snow when it collided with the eastbound tractor trailer.

A stretch of Highway 102 was closed earlier Saturday as police investigated, but had reopened by late morning. 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 3, 2022. 

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