68-year-old woman dead in Thursday morning collision near Bancroft

Carole O'Brien died after two vehicles collided on Highway 28 near Belton Road

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

A 68-year-old woman is dead following a two-vehicle collision east of Bancroft on Thursday morning (September 15).

Shortly before 10:30 a.m., Bancroft OPP responded to the collision on Highway 28 near Belton Road, around 17 kilometres east of Bancroft.

A passenger in one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene.

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On Friday morning, police identified the victim as 68-year-old Carole O’Brien of Denbigh Township in Lennox and Addington County.

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the collision.