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Fatal crash closes highway near Dryden

One person dead, another suffered life-threatening injuries in crash near Dryden.
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DRYDEN, Ont. -- The Trans-Canada Highway east of Dryden will remain closed until close to midnight after a fatal collision near Dinorwic on Thursday afternoon. 

An OPP spokesperson said a pickup truck collided with a tractor trailer unit hauling cattle.  The driver of the pickup died at the scene, and the passenger suffered life-threatening injuries. 

Several school bus routes were cancelled as a result of the closure of Highway 17, and students were supervised at schools until alternate arrangements could be made.

Location of the crash is near Old Huckell Road

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