September 24, 2012
Prisoner in police crusier dies in crash in Kenora, Ont.
By QMI Agency
KENORA, Ont. — A 42-year-old woman in custody died while being transported in a provincial police cruiser after a crash with a tractor trailer in this city early Sunday.
Two police officers were taken to hospital and released following the crash at Hwy. 17A and Hwy. 658 at 2 a.m., involving a marked Ontario Provincial Police car.
The driver of the tractor trailer wasn't hurt.
The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is investigating
The SIU is an arms-length investigative body that looks into police-involved deaths, serious injury or sexual assault allegations.
Kenora is about 200 km east of Winnipeg in northwestern Ontario.