The Dryden OPP have confirmed that the collision on Highway 17 has led to a fatality.
Just past 11 a.m. earlier today, emergency responders from Dryden and Wabigoon went to the scene of a two vehicle motor vehicle collision on Highway 17, just east of Dinorwic.
A passenger in the mini-van was pronounced dead at the scene, and the two other occupants in the vehicle are being transported for medical attention of unknown injuries. The driver of the SUV is being transported to Thunder Bay for medical treatment of unknown injuries.
The identification of the deceased is being withheld by police, pending notification of next of kin. The Technical Traffic Collision Investigation unit is attending the scene to conduct their investigation into the cause of the collision.
There is no estimation on when the highway will re-open.
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Highway 17 closed near Dinorwic