Gravenhurst woman is dead after CN freight train collides with her car

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(COLBORNE, ON) -On July 7, 2017 at 6:34 p.m. the Northumberland County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a report of an eastbound CN freight train colliding with a car at Ontario Street in Colborne.

As a result of the collision the lone occupant of the car, a 55-year-old woman from Gravenhurst, Ontario was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Officers of the Northumberland County Detachment are continuing the investigation into the cause of the collision assisted by Technical Traffic Collision Investigators.

Ontario Street and Townline Road remain closed at the railroad crossings to allow for a proper investigation.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.