Cyclist Killed in Highway Collision


On Wednesday August 22, 2018, shortly after 8:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Thessalon Detachment, the OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) team and with the assistance of Algoma Paramedic Services responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a car and a bicycle on Highway 17, west of Dayton Road in the Municipality of Huron Shores.

Investigation determined that a female cyclist was westbound on Highway 17 when she was struck from the rear by a westbound car.

Amy Jaye WILLSON, 31 years of age from South Africa was pronounced deceased at the scene. Post mortem to be conducted with a date to be determined.

The investigation is ongoing.

Highway 17 re-opened at 5:33 a.m. on Thursday August 23, 2018.


*This story has been corrected. The original  story contained the incorrect name of the victim.


  1. So sad. Was just driving home along Trunk Road and a cyclist passed in front of me…never even saw him…no reflectors anywhere, no lights, nothing to make him visible after dark. What a risk he’s taking.

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