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One dead after crash in Rideau Lakes

Police say two vehicles went head on in an early-morning incident. 
OPP vehicle
Image from the OPP

Ontario Provincial Police officers continue to investigate a collision that claimed the life of a woman on Hwy 15.

Police say two vehicles crashed head on, just north of Portland in Rideau Lakes Township, around 3:45 a.m. on Tuesday. 

Monica Chant, 29, of Smiths Falls died as a result of her injuries. The other driver, a 58-year-old Kingston man, was taken to hospital in Kingston with non-life threatening injuries.

Hwy 15 reopened between County Road 5 and Cedar Valley Road around 2:30 p.m.

Members of the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigation Unit continue to conduct their investigation.


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