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Man killed in accident


A Sarnia, Ont. man was killed in an accident that happened shortly after 8 p.m. on Tuesday on Highway 17 west of the Highway 71 junction.

Kenora OPP said the accident occurred when a westbound Volvo crossed the centre line and was struck by an eastbound tractor-trailer unit.

Donald Esser, 36, the sole occupant of the Volvo, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The driver of the tractor-trailer, a 44-year-old man from St. Thomas, Que., was not injured in the accident, police added.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash.

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