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Driver dies following single-vehicle crash in Dunrobin

Red and blue lights atop an Ottawa police vehicle are seen in this undated file photo. Red and blue lights atop an Ottawa police vehicle are seen in this undated file photo.

An elderly woman is dead following a single-vehicle crash in Dunrobin on Sunday afternoon.

Ottawa Fire Services spokesperson Nick Defazio tells CTV News that firefighters were called to the crash shortly after 2 p.m. to the 3700 block of Dunrobin Road, near Edgewood Links Golf Course.

Initial reports show a sedan was found to have landed on its roof halfway through a ditch.

The driver, a woman in her 70's, was extricated by firefighters from the vehicle, Ottawa Fire says.

An Ottawa paramedic spokesperson told CTV News on Monday the driver of the vehicle succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

The Ottawa Police Service's Crash Investigative Unit (CIU) continues to investigate the crash.

The crash site is located approximately 40 kilometres northwest of downtown Ottawa.

Investigators would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the collision or may have dashcam footage of theincident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Fatal Collision Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, extension 2345.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at

With files from CTV News Ottawa's Josh Pringle Top Stories


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