SUV driver dies in crash with transport truck on TCH

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Bay St. George RCMP responded to a collision Monday morning between an SUV and a tractor trailer, near Robinsons, in southwestern Newfoundland. (CBC - image credit)
Bay St. George RCMP responded to a collision Monday morning between an SUV and a tractor trailer, near Robinsons, in southwestern Newfoundland. (CBC - image credit)

A 72-year-old woman died Monday morning in a highway crash between the SUV she was driving and a transport truck in the Codroy Valley, on Newfoundland's southwest coast.

In a press release, the Bay St. George RCMP said they got the call shortly around 9 a.m. on Monday.

The SUV and the tractor trailer had collided near the Robinsons River bridge on the Trans-Canada Highway.

The woman, who was the only person in the SUV, died at the scene. The injured driver of the transport truck was taken to the hospital in Stephenville by emergency crews.

The RCMP said they're still investigating.

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