SIU investigating fatal crash near Napanee

Ontario's police watchdog is investigating a crash that killed an elderly woman and left a man injured near Napanee Tuesday afternoon.

The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) says Ontario Provincial Police officers tried to stop a speeding SUV when the vehicle became involved in a collision with a second vehicle around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The 88-year-old female driver of the second vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. The 42-year-old driver of the SUV was seriously injured.

The victim has been identified as Florence Wyatt-Morris.

The SIU is called in to investigate any serious injury or death in an incident involving police officers.