On Wednesday, February 2, 2022 just before 1 p.m., first responders were called to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 69 just south of Pointe au Baril.
Police investigation revealed that a northbound motor vehicle collided with a southbound tractor trailer. The driver of the motor vehicle Aime (Joseph) Giroux, 74-years-of-age, and passenger Suzanne Pharand, 68-years-of-age, of Sudbury, Ontario were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor trailer did not sustain any injuries.
The collision is still under investigation. The highway has re-opened.