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Trent Hills teenager identified as victim in fatal crash north of Campbellford: Northumberland OPP

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A Trent Hills teenager has died following a crash Monday north of Campbellford – Oct 20, 2020

A Trent Hills, Ont., teenager has been identified as the victim of Monday’s crash just north of Campbellford.

According to Northumberland OPP, just before 1 p.m., an SUV travelling northbound on County Road 50 just north of Meier Street failed to negotiate a curve in the roadway and went into a ditch where it struck a culvert.

OPP say the passenger in the SUV has died of injuries sustained in the collision.

Read more: Haliburton woman killed following crash in Minden Hills Township: OPP

On Tuesday, the victim was identified as Chloe Wellman, 16, of Trent Hills.

Police say a 17-year-old driver from New Brunswick was taken by paramedics to hospital but later transported to a trauma centre in Toronto with serious injuries.

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County Road 50 was closed for several hours between Church Street and 10th Line West, as police investigated.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

 

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