OPP release name of driver who died in single-vehicle crash

Lambton OPP has identified the 26-year-old driver who died as the result of a single-vehicle crash in Plympton-Wyoming on Friday night (October 9).

Viktor Artemenko, who was from Plympton-Wyoming, is believed to have lost control of the vehicle while driving northbound on Uttoxeter Road at about 11 p.m. The vehicle left the roadway and hit a hydro pole.

A 23-year-old passenger, Oleksander Melnyk, also of Plympton-Wyoming, was treated at hospital and was in stable condition, said an OPP news release.

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