A 52-year-old snow plow operator is dead after a collision on Highway 102.
On Friday, December 2, 2022 at approximately 9:55 p.m., Thunder Bay Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received a call of a motor vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer unit and a snowplow on the highway near Sistonen's Corner.
Members of the Thunder Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Superior North EMS and Kaministiquia Fire Department responded and the Coroner attended the scene. A 52-year old male driver was pronounced deceased at the scene. The deceased is from Thunder Bay, Ontario. NOK has been notified.
Investigation revealed a Miller snowplow was westbound on Highway 102 west of Silver Falls Road actively plowing snow when it struck an eastbound tractor-trailer unit. The driver and passenger of the tractor-trailer were not injured.
Any person(s) with information regarding the collision can contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or the Thunder Bay OPP Detachment.
Direct from OPP NWR.