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One person deceased after ATV collision

The fatal collision happened early Monday on Highway 627.

MARATHON — Ontario Provincial Police have confirmed that one person died after a collision involving an all-terrain vehicle Monday morning.

Police did not identify the deceased in a brief announcement Tuesday morning, but local sources have said the victim of the tragic accident was a young man.

The single-vehicle collision happened shortly before 9:00 a.m. on Highway 627, east of Marathon.

The road was closed for an extended period, and was fully reopened Monday just after 5:00 p.m.

Members of the OPP Traffic Incident Management and Enforcement Team and collision reconstructionists are assisting in the ongoing investigation.

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