Woman killed in crash near Wroxeter

(BlackburnNews.com file photo by Matt Weverink)

A two-vehicle crash southwest of Wroxeter has claimed the life of a 37-year-old Kitchener woman.

The Ontario Provincial Police said on Tuesday shortly before 6:38 p.m., a pickup truck and sport utility vehicle collided head-on on Brussels Line (Huron County Road 12) just north of C Line Road.

The driver of the SUV, 37-year-old Krystal McEwen of Kitchener, was rushed to hospital but was later pronounced dead. An autopsy is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

The driver of the truck was taken to hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

An investigation is ongoing.

Brussels Line (Huron County Road 12) has been closed between Amberley Road and Harriston Road as a result of the crash.

Anyone who may information regarding this incident is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 482-1677. Anonymous callers can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).