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Canada Port Colborne woman dies after being thrown from taxi, say OPP

21:34  14 december  2019
21:34  14 december  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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  Port Colborne woman dies after being thrown from taxi, say OPP © MattGush\Getty

A 33-year-old woman from Port Colborne is dead and six people are injured in a two-vehicle collision on Highway 3 early on Saturday, OPP said.

Officers were called to the Highway 3 and Miller Road intersection for reports of a collision just before 2 a.m.

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said a taxi with five occupants entered the intersection and collided with an SUV that had two occupants. One of the vehicles also struck a hydro pole and took down wires.

The 33-year-old woman was ejected from the taxi and died at the scene, Schmidt said.

Six other people were transported to hospital – all with non-life threatening or minor injuries, Schmidt said.

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The interaction has been closed while the OPP collision reconstruction team carries out an investigation.

Fatal crash #Hwy3/Miller Rd 1:53 am

Taxi with 5 occupants collided with a SUV at intersection.

1 pass. from taxi ejected and sustained fatal injuries.

6 others sent to hospital with minor injuries.

Deceased - 33 year old female from #PortColborne pronounced dead at the scene. pic.twitter.com/VRUgwgnNI2@OPP_HSD

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