Crash victims identified

Aug 1 • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments on Crash victims identified

Burlington OPP detachmentPhoto by David Ritchie

Chatham-Kent OPP have released the names of two people killed in a Sunday pileup on Highway 401 near Dillon Road.

Lacie Brundritt, 42, and Kyle Brundritt, 14, of Amherstburg were pronounced dead at the scene at the six-vehicle crash, which took place about 4:40 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

A westbound tractor-trailer collided with five vehicles, which were stopped on the highway due to a separate accident. One of the vehicles involved was a Chevrolet Sierra pickup truck

The deceased were two of the people from that truck.

The 39-year-old driver was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries, and a 12-year-old male passenger was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The highway was closed in both directions for 11 hours.

Police are asking for help piecing together what happened. Anyone with information, including a dash cam or video records of the crash is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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