Fatal Crash on Highway 69

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Yesterday a fatal collision between a diesel tanker and a pickup truck closed highway 69 south of the French River.

The collision occurred just before 1pm and according to the OPP the driver of the pickup truck was killed and a fire started on the tanker, filling the air with black smoke.

The fire was put out and the road reopened around 10pm last night.

The identity of the deceased has not yet been released out of respect for their family.

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