Update: Thunder Bay Woman Killed in Red Lake Motor Vehicle Collision

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Ontario Provincial Police Crime report

RED LAKE, ON – On April 24, 2020, at approximately 3:30 am officers from the Red Lake/Ear Falls Detachments of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a motor vehicle collision in Madsen within the Municipality of Red Lake.

Earlier OPP said, “A motor vehicle left the roadway on Mine Street and came to rest on the frozen body of water adjacent to the road. When police arrived, they located a deceased adult female at the scene. Northwest Emergency Medical Services (NWEMS) and the Red Lake Fire Department both attended the scene to provide their services”.

The OPP have released that the deceased individual has been identified as Vanessa Rivers, 22, of Thunder Bay.

The investigation has revealed that the vehicle being driven was taken without the owner’s consent. The cause of the collision is still under investigation.

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