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Updated: Three dead following New Years Day crash

Updated: Three dead following New Years Day crash

Author: Greater Sudbury Online/Wednesday, January 1, 2020/Categories: News

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(SUDBURY ON) OPP responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 17 west between Municipal Road 55 and the Highway 144 Bypass just before 9am on January 1st, 2020.

Two passengers were pronounced deceased at the scene. They are identified as Destiny OSAGIE, age 11 and Flourish OSAGIE, age 10. A third passenger, Britney OSAGIE, age 6, was transported to hospital and succumbed to their injuries. The 45-year-old female driver was not injured. A 45-year-old female passenger was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and another 10-year-old male passenger was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries. All occupants are from Chelmsford, Ontario.

OPP say the preliminary investigation shows the vehicle lost control, left the roadway and hit a rock cut. The investigation continues.

The highway was closed for several hours but has since been re-opened.


 (Photo supplied by OPP)

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