Woman killed in multi-vehicle crash

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A multi-vehicle crash southwest of London has claimed the life of a 23-year-old woman.

Strathroy-Caradoc police were called after three vehicles collided on Adelaide Road, near Olde Drive around 5:25 p.m. on Wednesday.

According to police, a northbound vehicle crossed the centre line and clipped a southbound vehicle. It then collided head-on with a pickup truck.

The driver and lone occupant of the northbound vehicle, an unidentified 23-year-old woman, was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced dead. Her family has requested her name not be publicly released.

Two men from the truck were taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the third vehicle was not hurt.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

Anyone who with information about this incident is asked to call Const. Jim Pottruff at 519-245-1250.