On February 23, 2017 at 10:25 a.m., members from the South Porcupine Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to a motor vehicle collision involving a sport utility vehicle (SUV) and a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) on Highway 101, approximately 70 kilometers west of Timmins.
The collision claimed the lives of all four people in the SUV. They include: Paulette MACLEOD, 61, Aynsley MACLEOD, 29, Jamaal MACLEOD-NAGOKEE, 10, and Kruz NAKOGEE, 3, all of Chapleau. The driver of the CMV, Wade BASS, 38 of Timmins, was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released.
The Highway was reopened at approximately 9:30 p.m. last night. The South Porcupine Detachment and the OPP Technical Collision Investigators are continuing their investigation to determine a cause of the collision.