Crash claims life of a 19-year-old man

April 26, 2016 at 7:34 am  •  Posted in News by  •  0 Comments

A 19-year-old man was killed in an early-morning crash near Petawawa on Saturday.

The collision happened just before 5 a.m. at the intersection of Highway 17 and Murphy Road when a vehicle and a tractor trailer collided. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene while the driver and passenger in the tractor trailer, both age 53, were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A section of the highway remained closed until early Saturday evening. Police are not releasing the name of the victim until his family is notified.


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