Woman, 28, dead in ATV crash near Napanee

A woman was fatally injured and her companion hurt after their ATV struck a gate on the Cataraqui Trail near Napanee early Sunday.

Miranda Shaddick, 28, of Napanee died of her injuries in the hospital, police said in a release Monday. A man remained in the hospital with serious injuries, Napanee OPP said.

Police are still investigating the crash, which happened just north of East Camden in Stone Mills Township.

They responded at about 2:45 a.m. Sunday after the pair’s eastbound Arctic Cat four-wheeler struck a metal gate that was across the trail about 200 metres east of County Road 4.

Paramedics and firefighters with the Stone Mills Fire Department were already on the scene helping the injured, police said.

The riders were not wearing helmets at the time of the collision, police said.

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