Fatal collision in River John

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A fatal collision Saturday claimed the life of one driver.

Pictou County District RCMP were called to the scene of the fatality on Saturday.

Just after 6:20 p.m. on December 16, RCMP responded to a head-on motor vehicle collision on the West Branch Road also known as the River John Station Road in River John.

The driver and lone occupant of one vehicle, a 50-year-old man from Pictou County, was transported to the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow, where he was pronounced deceased. The second vehicle contained three adults and a child. An adult female passenger suffered serious non-life threatening injuries.

An RCMP collision analyst attended and the investigation is continuing.

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