2 drivers killed when transport trucks collide in northwestern Ontario

File photograph of O.P.P. cruiser.
File photograph of O.P.P. cruiser. Lars Hagberg / The Canadian Press/File

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – Two truck drivers have died in a collision in northwestern Ontario.

Ontario Provincial Police say two tractor-trailers collided on Highway 17 about 40 kilometres west of Shabaqua, Ont., on Wednesday.

The drivers – both 33 years old – have been identified as Sukhvir Sidhu of Steinback, Man., and Amrit Sekhon of Calgary.

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Police say a passenger in one of the tractor-trailers is in hospital in stable condition.

The highway was closed for nine hours while police investigated.

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