Maxime Thibodeau, 20, of Chateau Guay, Que., faces one charge of careless driving after his vehicle veered into the opposing lane at about 3:30 p.m. ET on Monday near Ravenshoe Road, clipping a pick-up truck before smashing head-on into a minivan.
The driver of the minivan, 56-year-old Robert O. Townsend of Keswick, Ont., was pronounced dead at the scene.
Thibodeau and a 19-year-old male passenger of the minivan were taken to hospital and treated for minor injuries. The driver of the pick-up truck was not injured in the collision.
OPP is investigating the incident, and anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call 905-841-5777.