Mount Forest woman dies after collision with tractor

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A collision earlier this month involving two vehicles and a farm tractor has resulted in the death of a Mount Forest woman.

On September 5, 2019, at approximately 3:30 p.m., Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a three-vehicle collision on Wellington Road 8 near Side Road 12.

Investigation revealed that a northbound tractor slowed to make a left-hand turn onto Side Road 12. Police said it was rear-ended by a northbound sport utility vehicle. The SUV was rear-ended by a northbound sedan.

One of the drivers, 66 years old Karen Keir of Mount Forest was transported to a local hospital and later transferred to a trauma centre where she later succumbed to her injuries.