Teen evacuated from remote First Nation due to wildfire killed in car crash
|CTVnews 12 Jun 2019 at 16:56|
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces help evacuate people of Pikangikum First Nation in Northern Ontario, as part of operation LENTUS on Thursday, May 30, 2019. (DND- LS Dan Bard 8 wing Imaging Trenton)
Published Wednesday, June 12, 2019 5:24PM EDT
COCHRANE, Ont. - Officials say a 16-year-old girl who had been evacuated from a remote First Nation in northern Ontario was hit by a car and killed on Wednesday.
The chief of Pikangikum First Nation says Kelsey Strang was one of more than 2,000 community members forced from their homes by a nearby forest fire.