Senior Dies in Single Vehicle Fatality on 401 Near Brockville 072417 #OPP

(LEEDS, ON.) –   Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police are continuing an investigation into a collision that claimed the life of an 85 year old woman.

On the 21st of July 2017 at about 11:10 P.M. O.P.P officers from Leeds Detachment responded to a  motor vehicle collision on Highway 401, west of Mallorytown in Front of Yonge Township. Investigation revealed that a westbound car left the roadway, crossed the centre median into eastbound traffic and collided with a tractor trailer.

The vehicle operator, 85 year old Edna WINCH, of Richmond Hill, was deceased at the scene.

Both east and westbound lanes remained closed for the investigation. A post mortem is scheduled.

The investigation continues.

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