Three killed after pickup truck crashes into northern Ontario river
October 09, 2016 - 9:06 AM
ATIKOKAN, Ont. - Police are identifying the three people who were killed after a pickup truck crashed in northern Ontario.
Investigators say the truck drove through a low concrete barrier, went airborne and landed in the Atikokan River at Little Falls.
They say the deceased are 32-year-old Danielle Brown of Lac La Croix First Nation, 30-year-old Charlotte Menson and Henry Butts, 27, both of Atikokan.
A fourth person in the pickup truck, 29-year-old Tyler Hunter of Rainy River, was airlifted to hospital.
The extent of his injuries is unknown.
Police say they were called to the scene at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
Police say they're still trying to determine the cause of the collision.
News from © The Canadian Press, 2016