RCMP continue to investigate fatal collision

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ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP continue to investigate the cause of a collision which claimed the life of an 85-year-old New Glasgow woman.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. yesterday, Pictou District RCMP, EHS and the Abercrombie and New Glasgow Fire Departments responded to a collision between a 2011 Hyundai Accent and a dump truck at the intersection of Abercrombie Road and Trenton Connector in Abercrombie.

The driver of the dump truck, a 71-year-old man from Pictou County, was transported by EHS to the Aberdeen Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The woman passed away at the scene.

An RCMP Traffic Analyst attended to conduct an investigation, where the intersection was closed for several hours.

The investigation is continuing.

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