By: Nick Liard

OPP say one person is dead after a single vehicle collision on Highway 17 in Nairn Centre.

Officers say Thursday afternoon, a vehicle heading eastbound lost control, left the road and hit a rock face.

The driver of the vehicle, 81-year old Hyi-Ja Lee of Elliot Lake was transported to hospital, but died from her injuries.

A male passenger was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Filed under: Elliot Lake, fatal, Highway 17, local news, Nairn Centre, news, opp, Sudbury OPP