Name Released In Highway 17 Fatality


On Thursday August 27, 2015 at approximately 7:00 am, members of the Superior East Wawa Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a single motor vehicle rollover on Highway 17 in the Laronde Township.

Investigating officers have confirmed there was one fatality.

The driver, Claude M. Lemieux, 60, of Opasatika, Ontario succumbed to his injuries at the scene as a result of this collision.

The collision is still under investigation by members of the Wawa OPP Detachment with the assistance of the Technical Traffic Collision Investigator (TTCI) and Reconstructionist