#OPP ID Hwy 7 Fatality SAMANTHA STREMMELAAR Near Kingston 080817

(TAY VALLEY TOWSHIP, ON) – Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by Technical Traffic Collision continue to investigate a fatal collision on Highway 7, in Tay Valley Township.


Officers were called to the scene just west of Silver Lake Provincial Park at 04:26pm on Monday August 7, 2017.


Investigation revealed that an eastbound Dodge passenger vehicle collided with a westbound Subaru passenger vehicle.


The driver of the Subaru, Samantha STREMMELAAR  (35 years) of the City of Kitchener,  sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.


The other driver was conveyed to hospital in Kingston with serious injuries.


The highway was closed and a diversion in place for approximately eight hours.


The investigation is active and ongoing.

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