Young woman dead in western P.E.I. road accident

The call about the accident came in shortly after 5 p.m., say RCMP. (Jeorge Sadi/CBC - image credit)
The call about the accident came in shortly after 5 p.m., say RCMP. (Jeorge Sadi/CBC - image credit)

A 25-year-old Prince County woman is dead following a single-vehicle crash late Wednesday afternoon in western P.E.I.

Prince District RCMP, Island EMS, Alberton Fire Department and the Department of Transportation responded to the call. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene,RCMP said in a news release.

The accident happened at about 5:10 p.m. on Route 145 in Brooklyn, near Alberton. The woman was the lone occupant of the car.

The road was closed for several hours following the accident, but has since reopened.

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