Peterborough County woman dies in hospital following ATV collision with tree

44-year-old woman Nicole Richardson sustained life-threatening injuries after Saturday night collision

An Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) police car. (Photo: OPP)

An Otonabee-South Monaghan Township woman has died in hospital from severe injuries she sustained after her all-terrain vehicle crashed into a tree on Saturday night (October 30).

According to Peterborough County OPP, 44-year-old Nicole Richardson was travelling on Sandy Lake Road in Havelock-Belmont-Metheun Township around 7 p.m. on Saturday when her ATV collided with a tree.

Police and emergency crews were called to the scene, and Richardson was transported to a Kingston-area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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She succumbed to her injuries in hospital at 9:50 p.m. on Monday night.

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the collision.