RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 103

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RCMP investigating fatal vehicle collision on Highway 103

Halifax District RCMP is investigating a recent motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy. 103 in Upper Tantallon.

On July 31, at approximately 7:15 p.m., police were notified of a motor vehicle collision. Police, fire and EHS attended the scene where it was determined that a motorcycle had been travelling east on Hwy. 103 when it suddenly left the roadway.

The motorcycle rider, a 70-year-old man from Lower Sackville, suffered life-threatening injuries and LifeFlight attended the scene. The man succumbed to his injuries prior to be transported to hospital. The motorcycle passenger, a 51-year-old woman from Lower Sackville, suffered minor injuries and was transported to hospital by ambulance.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

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