OPP investigate double fatality
Posted 1 year ago
Mon, Feb 6th, '12 - 3:07 pm
4am update: Dead are 23 year old Korin Howes of Belleville and 23 year old Shaina Harrison of Oshawa. Howes was driving a small car the wrong way on the 401 eastbound. Both of the deceased are female.
4:30 UPDATE: OPP say the highway has reopened.
Police are searching for clues that might help explain why a driver was headed in the wrong direction this morning on highway 401.
The suspect struck another vehicle in the oncoming lane, killing both drivers at the scene.
OPP describe the suspect vehicle as a red, 2-door Hyundai Accent, which was going westbound in the eastbound lanes at 9:45 this morning.
Police are withholding the names of the deceased pending the notification of next of kin.
The eastbound lanes of the 401 at Trenton are not expected to reopen until this evening.