Inverness RCMP investigates fatal collision

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**** RCMP Media Release

Inverness RCMP investigates fatal collision

At approximately 5:45 a.m. this morning, police were called to a single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 19 in Strathlorne.

The RCMP, Fire and EHS attended the scene and found a Honda Civic off the roadway with extensive damage, one man was ejected and found near the vehicle while another man was partially ejected from the vehicle. Both men from Cape Breton, a 24-year-old and a 30-year-old were pronounced deceased at the scene.

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

Highway 19 was closed in both directions with diversion points being Blackstone Rd. and Strathlorne Scotsville Rd. The highway remained closed into the afternoon.​

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