Thunder Bay OPP have identified the victim of yesterday's fatal traffic accident on Highway 11.

He was a Fort Frances man — 88-year-old Jack Tiefenbacher.

Police said he was the only occupant of an eastbound car that crossed the centre line and struck a rock cut. The vehicle then burst into flames.

The accident happened about 75 kilometres east of Atikokan.

OPP are continuing their investigation.