UPDATE | Fatal collision in Thorold.

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Police say a back Honda SUV collided with a dump truck  in the area of Thorold Town Line Road between Beaverdams Road and Thoroldstone Road yesterday afternoon around 2:30 p.m.

The 63-year-old female driver of the SUV from Niagara Falls died at the scene.

The driver of the dump truck - a 57-year-old man from Welland was treated at the scene.

The Honda SUV was destroyed as a result of the collision.  The dump truck sustained light front end damage.

Due to the collision, diesel fuel from the dump truck leaked onto the road.

A portion of Thorold Townline Road remains closed due to the road damage.

Detectives from the NRPS Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Forensic Services Unit are continuing to investigate.