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Driver killed in crash


On Dec. 2 around 5:15 p.m., the Manitouwadge/Marathon OPP responded to a report of a two-vehicle collision involving two pickup trucks on Highway 614 about 16 km south of Manitouwadge.

Police and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the scene and determined a northbound Dodge Ram pickup impacted with a southbound Nissan pickup.

The driver of the Nissan, a 66-year-old female identified as Louisette Massicotte of Manitouwadge, subsequently was pronounced dead at the scene.

The lone occupant of the other vehicle was taken from the scene by EMS with non-life threatening injuries.

Highway 614 was closed for more than 10 hours.

A post-mortem was scheduled for today at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

The circumstances of the collision remain under investigation.

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