11/02/2014 10:59 EST | Updated 01/02/2015 05:59 EST

Fatal rollover on ORR kills female driver

The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in St. John's are investigating a fatal car accident on the Outer Ring Road that happened late Sunday morning.

Police responded to the single-vehicle collision around 10 a.m. that killed the female driver.

The woman, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The vehicle was travelling east on the highway, between Portugal Cove Road and Torbay Road, when it lost control and left the road.

The eastbound lane of the Outer Ring Road was temporarily closed while investigators remained at the scene, but reopened shortly before 1 p.m.