Trucker dies on 417 in North Glengarry; detours in place around scene

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NORTH GLENGARRY — SD&G OPP officers are currently at the scene of a fatal collision involving two tractor trailers on Highway 417 eastbound between County Road 34 and McCrimmon Road, in North Glengarry Township.

The detachment says one of the trucks was eastbound when it struck the other tractor trailer, which was stationary in a construction zone, shortly after 7:45 a.m. this morning. The driver of the moving transport was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other trucker was uninjured.

The identity of the deceased was withheld pending notification of next of kin. Police have since identified him as Claude Boudreau, 59, of Laval, Que.

Detours are in place around the affected section of the 417 while local officers process the scene with the help of OPP Traffic Collision Investigators.

This article was updated to include the name of the man who died.

 

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