Highway 401 reopens after Fatal tractor trailer fire near Napanee

Ontario Provincial Police say westbound lanes of Highway 401 are now open, after being closed for most of the day Wednesday, following a fatal tractor trailer collision and fire west of Napanee.

The collision happened between Deseronto Road and Highway 49 late Wednesday morning.

One lane reponed around 8:30 p.m, but it wasn't until after midnight Thursday that all lanes were clear.

Investigators were looking for one driver, saying in a news release the driver's whereabouts were “unknown," but police later said the driver was found and succumbed to their injuries at the scene.

A second driver involved in the crash was not hurt.