Fatal accident under investigation

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SALT SPRINGS – Pictou District RCMP are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that occurred Monday on Highway 104 in Salt Springs.

Police say that at 2:10 p.m., a car lost control in the eastbound lane near exit 19 on Highway 104. This occurred on the divided portion of the highway.

The car went off the highway and over an embankment, coming to a stop when it struck a guardrail. No other vehicles were involved.

The driver, a 65-year-old man from Sydney, died at the scene. The female passenger was transported to hospital with minor injuries. Traffic was not disrupted.

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