Young mother identified as victim in Friday transport truck crash


Ashten Elizabeth Fick, 22, has been identified by police as the victim in a Friday afternoon crash in Ingersoll. (Kathleen Saylors/Woodstock Sentinel-Review)

A 22-year-old mother has been identified as the victim in a transport truck crash Friday afternoon in Ingersoll.

Police identified Ashten Elizabeth Fick, 22, of Ingersoll as the pedestrian in Friday’s crash. Fick was killed by in a crash with a transport truck while she was crossing the street at Thames and Charles Streets pushing a stroller.

The infant child in the stroller suffered minor injuries, police report. Police have not confirmed the relationship between Fick and the infant.

On Sunday, police made a plea for business owners in the area near the crash to check surveillance cameras for footage of the crash, and ask anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward to police.

A memorial for Fick has been created near the intersection in downtown Ingersoll where she died with pictures, flowers and stuffed animals. Many of the photos feature Fick with her children.

Ingersoll’s Foodland grocery store has set up a donation fund for the family.

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