Mrs Victoria Opoku, wife of the Akyem-Osiem hene, was killed on Monday when a vehicle knocked her down at Osiem.
According to Police report, around 1500 hours on Monday, a Toyota mini bus with registration number ER455-12 was travelling from Bunso direction to Koforidua and on reaching a section of the road at Osiem, it knocked down the victim.
It said the woman was rushed to the Savior Hospital at Osiem where she was referred to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital but died on the way.
According to the report, the driver was in Police custody whiles the vehicle had been impounded for further investigation.
Meanwhile, the body of the deceased had been deposited at the Regional Hospital in Koforidua for autopsy.
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