RCMP on scene of fatal collision on Highway 104

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**** RCMP Media Release

RCMP on scene of fatal collision

At approximately 2:16 p.m. this afternoon, Antigonish and Pictou RCMP were called to a two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 104 in Marshy Hope.

The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a car on the roadway and pickup truck towing a trailer in the ditch. Both with extensive damage. The driver and lone occupant of the car, a 20-year-old man from Pictou County was ejected and located a short distance from the vehicle on the roadway and pronounced deceased at the scene. Three men in the pickup truck appeared uninjured.

A collision re-constructionist is on scene and the investigation is ongoing.​

Highway 104 remains closed in both directions with diversion points being Exits 29A and 30. The highway is expected to remain closed until late tonight.​

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