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Police identify deceased in Pembroke crash, just off Highway 17

Officers continue to investigate the collision on Doran Road.
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The Ontario Provincial Police is identifying a man killed in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 17 in Pembroke as Donald James Switzer.

Officers and paramedics responded to a report of a vehicle lying on its side on Doran Road, just off Highway 17, shortly before 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 15. 

The 47-year-old driver was the lone occupant of the vehicle. He was transported to the hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

The OPP is still investigating the collision.

Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact the Upper Ottawa Valley OPP at 613-735-0188 or Pembroke/Renfrew County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or at

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