A car crash early Wednesday morning claimed the life of a woman on Route 12 in Tyne Valley.
The crash happened at about 6:13 a.m.
East Prince RCMP sent out a press release this morning stating that the victim is a 49-year-old from Harper, P.E.I. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
According to police, the preliminary investigation revealed that the victim’s car, hydroplaned, left the road, struck a snow bank and rolled over.
The victim, who was the only person in the car, was not wearing a seatbelt and was ejected from the passenger side window. She passed away from her injuries at the scene.
Police are withholding the name of the victim until her next-of-kin can be notified.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The original RCMP release incorrectly stated that this crash happened Tuesday morning, whereas it actuality it occurred Wednesday morning.