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Woman charged in fatal Niagara Falls collision that killed Thorold driver

Police have charged a driver in connection with a fatal collision that killed a 67-year old in Niagara Falls, Ont. Oct. 24, 2023. Don Mitchell / Global News

A woman is facing an impaired driving causing death charge following a fatal crash in Niagara Falls, Ont., Tuesday morning, according to Niagara police.

Investigators say a 67-year-old Thorold man was killed in the collision between a Mercedes-Benz sedan and a Toyota Camry just after 8 a.m on Beaverdams Road between Beechwood and Garner roads.

The Mercedes was travelling west on Beaverdams and the Camry eastbound on the same road prior to coming together, according to detectives.

“The investigation has determined the driver of the Mercedes-Benz C350 was impaired by alcohol at the time of the collision,” Niagara police said in an email.

“She was placed under arrest at the scene by uniform patrol officers.”

The 25-year-old accused, revealed in a release, was not hurt in the crash, say police.

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The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information or surveillance video is urged to call Niagara police or Crime Stoppers.

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