Victims Identified in September 5th Fatal Collision North of Wawa


On September 5, 2016, at approximately 7:30 a.m., members of the Wawa Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Highway 17 approximately 20 kilometres west of Wawa near Catfish Lake.

Investigation determined that the vehicle crashed into a rock cut resulting in the death of four people. With the assistance of the Ontario Forensic Pathology Services in Toronto, all four victims have now been identified as follows:

– Gerardo LAGOS (59) of Winnipeg, Manitoba,

– Ricardo LAGOS-HOULE (14) of Oshawa, Ontario,

– Rafael RAMIREZ (53) of Winnipeg, Manitoba, and

– Santiago SALINAS (60) of Winnipeg, Manitoba.



  1. I do not think this picture should be posted. The poor families who lost loved ones. I would not want to see this picture if it were my family.


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