A 31-year-old Kingsville man has been fined $1,600 in a provincial offences courtroom, following a fatal multi-vehicle crash last year.

Diana Pepper, 67, of Leamington was a rear passenger in one of the vehicles involved and succumbed to her injuries following collision which occurred in April 2016 on Highway 3 near Essex County Road 23.

Six people were taken to taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A pickup truck hauling a utility trailer was heading west when it struck the rear of another vehicle setting off a chain reaction crash.

Two on-coming vehicles were struck head-on.

Decio Marques plead guilty on Tuesday to careless driving and must also serve a one-year probation.