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Algonquin Park collision claims life of Ottawa man

Algonquin Park collision claims life of Ottawa man

Posted: 2023-01-23 07:41:07 By: thebay

The collision that closed Highway 60 at Lake of Two Rivers in Algonquin Provincial Park is confirmed to have claimed the life of an Ottawa man.

OPP were called to the site of a two-car collision on the highway on January 20 at 1pm after a pick-up truck and an SUV were involved in a collision.

Patrick Lakanen, a 69-year-old Ottawa resident and the SUV's driver, was declared dead at the site, according to OPP.

The pickup truck's 44-year-old driver and 15-year-old passenger, both of whom are from the Township of Madawaska Valley, were rushed to the hospital with "severe injuries."