Sudbury OPP have identified the name of the person killed in a two vehicle collision early last Wednesday morning on highway 17 at Verner.

Police say a westbound vehicle driven by 32 year old Shawn Cote of West Nipissing crossed the centre line and struck an eastbound tractor trailer.

Police say Cote was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The highway was closed for several hours.

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