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Woman, 77, dead following serious crash in Whitby: OPP

Woman taken to hospital without vital signs following two-vehicle crash in Whitby.
Woman taken to hospital without vital signs following two-vehicle crash in Whitby. Global News/ Screenshot

A 77-year-old woman is dead following a two-vehicle crash in the town of Brooklin in Whitby, Ont. on Sunday.

Ontario Provincial Police were called to the scene where the two cars collided at around 11:30 a.m. on Highway 7, also known as Winchester Road at Ferguson Avenue.

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In a video posted to Twitter, OPP spokesperson Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says the victim was in one of the vehicles that was struck. She was rushed to hospital without vital signs where she was later pronounced dead.

Police said two occupants in the other vehicle escaped with only minor injuries.

Highway 7 between Highway 12 and Ashburn Rd. is closed as OPP’s collision reconstruction team conducts their investigation.

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Police are asking anyone who may have information on the crash to contact the OPP’s Whitby detachment.

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