Fatal collision near Winchester

Published on February 11, 2017
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WINCHESTER, Ontario - On Feb. 11, 2017 at approximately 10:09 a.m., Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on County Road 3 near North Wing Road, North Dundas Township.

Investigation indicated that a Dodge pick-up truck, driven by lone occupant Louise HOOGSTEEN (57) of Russell, Ontario, was southbound on County Road 3 when, for reasons under investigation, she lost control causing the vehicle to leave the roadway and subsequently roll over. Morewood Fire Department attended the scene for extrication purposes. The driver was taken to hospital where she was pronounced deceased. A section of County Road 3 was closed to traffic but has since re-opened.