Cop killed after losing control of her car
21-year-old officer was responding to emergency call
MONTREAL – A 21-year-old police officer died Monday morning after losing control of her patrol car and smashing into a pillar supporting an overpass just outside of Quebec City.
The officer was responding to an emergency call when the accident occurred shortly after 8 a.m. along Highway 20 in the municipality of Lévis.
A second police car, headed to the same location, was not involved in the crash.
A section of Highway 20 remained closed in both directions Monday morning as police tried to determine the cause of the accident.