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Fatal collision claims life of Antigonish man

ANTIGONISH – A 42-year-old man was fatally injured Thursday following a collision on the TransCanada Highyway 104. At 3:30 p.m., Antigonish RCMP responded to the fatal collision near Exit 32 that occurred when a westbound tractor trailer struck a pedestrian who had just exited his vehicle. The truck driver was not able to avoid the...

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Fatal collision claims life of child in Antigonish County

LOWER SOUTH RIVER – A three -year-old boy has died following a single vehicle collision on July 28. At approximately 12:10 p.m. on that day, Antigonish RCMP responded to the crash on South Side Harbour Road in Lower South River. They were assisted at the scene by EHS and volunteer firefighters. The vehicle was occupied by three...

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Charges pending in fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision

PICTOU LANDING – Charges are pending against a driver involved in a fatal vehicle-pedestrian collision that happened on Pictou Landing Road in Pictou Landing at approximately 4:30 a.m. this morning.  A preliminary investigation indicates a 50-year-old female pedestrian from Pictou Landing was struck by a pick-up truck. She was pronounced deceased at the scene. The driver, a 32-year-old man from Pictou Landing,...

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RCMP lays charges in relation to fatal collision

ANTIGONISH = An RCMP investigation that followed a fatal collision has led to charges being laid against an Antigonish County man. On February 10, 2018, a fatal two-car collision occurred on Hwy. 107 in Porter’s Lake. The 49-year-old driver of one car died in the collision, and two people were injured. During the course of...

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Motocross incident claims man’s life

MEADOWVILLE – A Tatamagouche man has died following a dirtbike accident here on Sunday. At 2:46 p.m. on October 21, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call involving a fatal collision at a private recreational motocross track near Black River Road in Meadowville. The driver of the dirtbike, a 48-year-old man from Tatamagouche, was riding...

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Fatal collision claims man’s life

TELFORD – One man has died and a woman is injured following a collision that occurred Sunday. At 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Pictou District RCMP responded to a two-vehicle collision involving a Dodge Ram truck and a Harley Davidson motorcycle on Highway 104 in Telford. The collision claimed the life of a 52-year-old man from...

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Pictou District RCMP refers matter to SiRT

RIVER JOHN – An investigation into a fatal collision has been referred by the RCMP to the Nova Scotia Serious Incident Response Team (SiRT). SiRT assumed the investigation on December 17. The collision occurred in the early evening hours on December 16, 2017 on West Branch Road (also known as River John Station Road). Two vehicles...

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RCMP continue to investigate fatal collision

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...

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