RCMP lays charge in fatal collision

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ABERCROMBIE – Pictou District RCMP has laid a charge of dangerous driving causing death following a lengthy investigation into a fatal collision which occurred in 2016.

On December 7, 2016, the RCMP responded to a collision on Abercrombie Road at the intersection with the Trenton Connector.  Upon arrival at the scene, police noted a dump truck had collided with a small car.  The driver of the car, an 85-year-old woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Pictou District RCMP has charged the driver of the dump truck, a 72-year-old man, with dangerous driving causing death. He is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on March 5.

The investigation is ongoing.





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