Highway 401: Two children among three killed in crash near Prescott, Ontario.

The Ontario Provincial Police have identified the victims of a fatal collision on Highway 401 near Prescott, Ontario. last week, and two children are among the dead.

OPP responded around 7:30 pm on Monday, April 18, to a collision between a tractor-trailer and a passenger vehicle on the eastbound 401 Freeway, just east of Maitland, in Augusta Township. Three people died and two others were injured.

In a press release on Tuesday, police identified the people who died as Chantal Dendooven-Legault, 68, Émerik Giroux, 7, and Maélie Giroux, 3, from Laval, Que.

The investigation is still ongoing and the police are asking for more witnesses.

Anyone who witnessed this collision or has dash cam footage of the incident is asked to notify OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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