Fatal victim identified in Highway 7 collision

OPP Arm Band
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Officers from the Lanark County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) assisted by Technical Traffic Collision continue to investigate a fatal collision on Highway 7, in Tay Valley Township that occurred on Monday, Aug. 7 just west of Silver Lake Provincial Park.

Investigation revealed that an eastbound Dodge passenger vehicle collided with a westbound Subaru passenger vehicle.

The driver of the Subaru, Samantha Stremmelaar, 35, of the City of Kitchener, sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other driver was taken to hospital in Kingston with serious injuries.

The highway was closed and a diversion in place for approximately eight hours. The investigation is active and ongoing.