Tragic accident claims life of Port Colborne woman

A tragic accident at a family gathering has claimed the life of a Port Colborne woman.

Police were called to a home on Sugarloaf Street around 2:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon after a 64 year old woman lost control of her car while backing it up into a garage.

The car struck another 64 year old woman in the garage.

The victim was rushed to hospital by ambulance where she died from her injuries.

The name of the victim is being withheld out of respect for the family.

The crash remains under investigation.

Any witnesses are asked to contact investigators at (905) 688-4111, extension 5500.