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Two dead in single-vehicle collision

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LINWOOD – Two people have died following a single-vehicle accident on September 2.

At 6:51 p.m. on Sunday, a small car driving on Hwy. 4 in Linwood left the road, rolled, and a struck a tree. The two men in the front seats of the vehicle died at the scene, while a 19-year-old woman who was in the back seat had to be extricated from the vehicle then air lifted to hospital. She had serious but non life-threatening injuries.

Due to the heavy damage sustained to the vehicle, police and emergency personnel were on scene for several hours as the two deceased men, a 23-year-old from Port Hastings and a 27-year-old from Troy, were removed from the vehicle.

An RCMP traffic analyst was called to the scene to assist with the investigation. Highway 4 was closed for several hours and traffic was detoured.