There was a fatal accident last night on Highway 11/17 near Pearl.
A pick-up truck and a car collided head on.
The driver of the car, Gaetan St. Onge— a 45 year old man from Longlac—was pronounced dead at the scene. A female passenger riding in the car was taken by ambulance to Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre. Her condition is unknown. The pick-up truck’s driver and 3 passengers were taken there as well with non life-threatening injuries.
The highway was closed for just over four hours because of the accident.