Ignace OPP officers were dispatched to a motor-vehicle collision on Highway 17 yesterday at 9 a.m. about 40 km east of Ignace.
The collision occurred when an eastbound Toyota Rav4 crossed the centre line and collided head-on with a westbound Nissan Pathfinder.
The driver of the Toyota, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was identified as Bimal Adhikari, 48, of Kenora.
The female passenger was in critical condition as of press time while a male passenger was in stable condition.
They were taken to Thunder Bay and Dryden, respectively, for treatment.
The driver and passenger of the Nissan suffered serious injuries but were in stable condition.
They were taken to Thunder Bay for treatment.
A post-mortem examination of Adhikari was scheduled for today.