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Updated: Highway 69 reopened following fatal collision this morning

No charges laid, investigation continues
20180621 highway 69 crash fatal

Updated Nov. 5 at 3:47 p.m.: Highway 69 is now fully reopened following a fatal collision earlier this morning. Still no word on the cause of the crash or whether any charges will be laid.

Updated Nov. 5 at 1:15 p.m.

The OPP have opened northbound lanes on Highway 69 to alternating traffic between Highway 124 and Highway 522.

Updated Nov. 5 at 11 a.m.

Although Highway 69 remains closed in both directions following a collision in the Britt-Byng Inlet area, there is now a detour in place, according to the OPP.

For northbound traffic, police are advising vehicles to exit at Highway 124, and for southbound traffic, to exit at Highway 64.

The collision involves two vehicles, and occurred at around 8 a.m. this morning.

Updated Nov. 5 at 9:15 a.m.

OPP now says the motor vehicle collision on Highway 69 is fatal. The road remains closed, and the reopening time is unknown.

Original story:

Highway 69 has been closed in both directions between Highway 529 and HIghway 522 due to a collision, the OPP tweeted at 8:23 a.m. Tuesday.

That's between about Grundy Lake Provincial Park and Pointe Au Baril.

An earlier tweet at 8 a.m. said two vehicles were blocking the road, and EMS was en route.

The reopening time is unknown.