Winnipegger killed in crash on northern Ontario highway: police

Police have identified a driver killed in a crash in northern Ontario over the weekend as a 23-year-old from Winnipeg.

Police say the crash took place on Highway 11 in Hearst, west of Kapuskasing, on Saturday morning.

They say a commercial vehicle crossed over the highway, went into the ditch and collided with a rock cliff.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene, while a passenger was taken to hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police have not released the name of the victim from Winnipeg.

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