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11-year-old Burlington girl killed in snowmobile-truck crash in northern Ontario

The OPP say an 11-year-old Burlington, Ont. girl has died after a snowmobile-truck crash.
The OPP say an 11-year-old Burlington, Ont. girl has died after a snowmobile-truck crash. Lars Hagberg / File / The Canadian Press

IROQUOIS FALLS, Ont. – Provincial police say an 11-year-old girl is dead following a collision involving a snowmobile and a transport truck.

They say Amanda Huxley of Burlington, Ont., was driving a snowmobile across Highway 11 when it was struck by the truck.

The collision occurred early Wednesday afternoon south of Iroquois Falls, Ont.

OPP say the girl was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The highway was closed for about seven hours while police investigated.

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