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RCMP investigates fatal collision

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BARNEYS RIVER STATION – Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision that occurred yesterday on Hwy 104 in Barneys River Station.

At 7:35 p.m., RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call of a collision on Hwy. 104 in Barneys River Station.  Preliminary investigation indicates a westbound transport truck veered into the oncoming lane and collided head-on with a Pontiac G6.

The occupants of the car, a 51-year-old female and a 74-year-old female, both from Antigonish, were pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver of the transport truck was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

An RCMP collision analyst attended the scene and Hwy. 104 remained closed.