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T3PS and OPP Investigate Fatal Single Motor Vehicle Accident on Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) First Nation over the weekend.

(Kenora, ON) – The Treaty Three Police Service in partnership with the Ontario Provincial Police, are investigating a fatal single vehicle accident that occurred in the First Nation Community of Wabaseemoong (Whitedog) this past Saturday night.

On Saturday September 27, 2014 at approximately 18:35hrs Treaty Three Police Service received a report of a MVA rollover with injuries which was later upgraded to a fatal. A 43 year old male of the Mishkeegogamang First Nation was subsequently transported to Lake of the Woods District Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. A 19 year old male from Wabaseemoong was also treated at hospital for non-life threatening injuries that resulted from the accident.

The collision is still under investigation by T3PS with the assistance of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation Section.

Anyone with information regarding the collision is asked to contact the Treaty Three Police Service at (807)548-5474. Anonymous information can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.