A woman is dead after she was struck by a tractor-trailer following an earlier collision on Highway 401 near Brockville Monday morning.

Leeds County OPP said they were called to a crash in the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 near Long Beach around 3:30 a.m.

They said a woman had been driving eastbound when she was involved in a single-vehicle collision, after which she got out and was hit by an eastbound tractor-trailer.

That woman later died of her injuries. She had been the only one inside her vehicle. The truck driver wasn’t hurt. 

OPP had closed the eastbound lanes of Highway 401 as part of their investigation, but they re-opened them around 10:30 a.m.