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20-year-old woman dies after ATV crash in West Lincoln

Emergency crews were called to the area of Regional Road 65 and Silver Street in West Lincoln at 8 p.m. following reports of an ATV accident.

Police say the woman struck a tree and suffered a severe head injury

Niagara Regional Police say a 20-year-old woman is dead following an ATV crash on Monday night. (Dan Taekema/CBC)

A 20-year-old woman is dead, Niagara police say, after she lost control of an ATV and crashed into a tree Monday night.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Regional Road 65 and Silver Street in West Lincoln at 8 p.m. following reports of an ATV accident.

Investigators say a 20-year-old woman was riding the four-wheeler, but lost control and hit a tree, suffering a severe head injury.

The woman was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead, say police.

The traffic reconstruction and forensic service units are continuing to investigate.

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