The driver of an eastbound car was killed on Highway 17, near McKerrow this morning when it hit a westbound transport around 4:40. Manitoulin and Espanola OPP along with the Sudbury-Manitoulin EMS and Baldwin Fire department responded and say the driver was pronounced dead at the scene.  Police shutdown Highway 17 in both directions between the Espanola turnoff and the Highway 144 Off ramp in Lively. One lane was re-opened around 9:30 this morning.  More information will be provided later on.

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