CFN – Tragedy struck Cornwall Ontario for the second time early Saturday morning as another single vehicle took a life, this time of Ashley Freeman who was a passenger in the vehicle driven by as yet identified 22 year old driver.
Joel Quenneville, 17, died after losing control of his car on October 7 striking a pillar at the foot of the Seaway International Bridge near 5th Street.
From the Cornwall Police Department:
The Cornwall Community Police Service is currently investigating a motor vehicle collision which occurred on Second Street East between Amelia Street and Adolphus Street shortly after 5:45 a.m..on October 22nd, 2011. The motor vehicle was travelling on Second Street East when it lost control and struck a poll. Five individuals were in the motor vehicle at the time of the collision. Two of the passengers attended the Cornwall Community Hospital as a precaution. A 25 year-old female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The motor vehicle collision is still under investigation by the Cornwall Community Police Service.
We will be updating this story as more information becomes available. There is a facebook page for Ashley as well R.I.P. Ashley Anastasia Freeman.