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11-year-old Burlington girl dies in snowmobile crash

Provincial police say an 11-year-old girl is dead following a collision involving a snowmobile and a transport truck.

The highway was closed for about seven hours while police investigated

Provincial police say an 11-year-old girl is dead following a collision involving a snowmobile and a transport truck.

They say Amanda Huxley of Burlington was driving a snowmobile across Highway 11 when it was struck by the truck.

The collision occurred early Wednesday afternoon south of Iroquois Falls, Ont.

OPP say the girl was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The highway was closed for about seven hours while police investigated.

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