Posted on Wednesday May 29, 2019 at noon
Updated on Thursday May 30, 2019 at 1:22 p.m.
Fatal collision on Highway 417 near Vankleek Hill
One person is dead after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 417 between McCrimmon Road and County Road 34, near Vankleek Hill.
The victim has been identified as Claude Boudreau, 59 years-old, of Laval, Quebec.
The collision occurred at around 7:47 a.m Wednesday morning. A tractor trailer was travelling eastbound on Highway 417 when, for reasons under investigation, it collided with a stationary tractor trailer in a construction zone.
Boudreau, the driver of the eastbound-moving tractor trailer, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second tractor trailer was uninjured.
Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry OPP are investigating the crash with the help of the OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI).