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No charges laid in fatal Highway 17 crash

Vehicle crossed centre line and collided with tractor trailer
There will be no charges laid in connection to a fatal collision on Highway 17 near Verner on Sept. 6. (File)

On Sept. 6 at around 12:35 a.m., members of the Warren and Sudbury OPP, West Nipissing Fire Department and the West Nipissing EMS responded to a two-vehicle collision on Highway 17.

Investigation has revealed that a westbound vehicle crossed the centre line and collided head-on with an eastbound tractor trailer.

The driver of the vehicle, 32-year-old Shawn Cote from West Nipissing, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Highway 17 was closed until 8 a.m. No charges will be laid.