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Woman, 29, killed in Highway 401 crash near Belleville, Ont.

A 29-year-old woman was killed in a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Tyendinaga Township, east of Belleville. 

Highway fully reopened late Saturday morning

OPP had closed Highway 401 due to a multi vehicle crash Friday near Belleville, Ont. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press)

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  • On Monday police identified the deceased as Elizabeth Morgan, 29, of Enterprise, Ont.

A 29-year-old woman was killed in a multiple vehicle crash on Highway 401 in Tyendinaga Township, east of Belleville. 

The crash happened around 4 p.m. Friday afternoon in the eastbound lanes of the highway just past Shannonville Road. 

A total of seven vehicles, including one transport truck, were involved in the collision.  

Three other people were taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said. 

Police said the on-scene investigation concluded Saturday morning and the highway has fully reopened. 

Both eastbound lanes had been closed on Friday into early Saturday morning as investigators gathered evidence from the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and no charges have been laid, according to police.