UPDATE: Highway 17 closed west of Braniff Road between Bruce Mines and Thessalon

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UPDATE 2AM: OPP says the highway has re-opened.

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4:00 pm

The East Algoma Detachment of the OPP are advising that Highway 17 has been closed west of Braniff Road between Bruce Mines and Thessalon due to a serious motor vehicle collision.

No detour has been made available and the estimated duration of the closure is unknown at this time. We will provide further updates as they are made available.

Please do not call O.P.P. Provincial Communication Centres for road advisory updates or road condition information.

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