UPDATE: Highway 21 reopened following fatal crash

(OPP file photo)

A fatal motor vehicle collision closed Highway 21.

The OPP confirmed on Twitter that Highway 21 between Concession 12 and Bruce-Saugeen Townline near Port Elgin was closed after a major investigation into a deadly collision earlier this morning. Police say just after 1 am this morning, a patrolling officer spotted an SUV in the ditch, and the lone passenger was pronounced deceased. The identity of the driver is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

OPP confirmed the roadway had been reopened around 2:19 p.m.