North Middlesex Woman who was killed after being struck by mobile crane has been identified


(NORTH MIDDLESEX, ON) – On May 17, 2017, at approximately 7:38 a.m., the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a collision on Elginfield Road near Denfield Road.

A black Jeep sport utility vehicle (SUV) travelling eastbound on Elginfield Road, turning northbound onto Denfield Road, was struck in the passenger side by a yellow mobile crane, which was travelling westbound on Elginfield Road.

The 30-year-old female driver of the SUV is deceased. She has been identified as Kathryn KANE, from North Middlesex, Ontario.

The 42-year-old male driver of the crane was uninjured.

OPP Technical Collision Investigation (TCI) officers attended the scene to assist with the investigation. As a result, Elginfield Road was closed between Vanneck Road and Coursey Line, and Denfield Road/Richmond Street was closed between Sixteen Mile Road and Airport Drive. The roadway has since been re-opened.