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Fundraiser Set Up For Young Woman Struck And Killed On Highway 7

KAWARTHA LAKES-The OPP has identified the woman struck and killed on Highway 7 on November 16 and a fundraising campaign has been set up.

Peterborough County Detachment OPP and emergency crews responded to a collision on Highway 7 that occurred at approximately 7:00pm on November 16, 2022.

Police say a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) travelling westbound on Highway 7 collided with a pedestrian. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at scene. No other injuries were reported at the time of the collision.

The deceased has been identified as 30-year-old Shanaqua Lawrence of Peterborough. Lawrence was a mother of three.

A Go Fund Me has been set up by her sister to help with funeral expenses. Shianne Reynolds says her sister was “a beloved daughter, a beautiful sister and a wonderful friend to all.”

Here is a link if you are able to help:https://www.gofundme.com/f/shanaqua-lawrence

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed or has video/dash camera footage and has not spoken with police is asked to contact the Peterborough County OPP Detachment at 1-888-310-1122.


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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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