**** RCMP Media Release
Lunenburg District RCMP investigating fatal collision
On September 29, 2022, at approximately 3:40 p.m., Lunenburg District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a head-on collision between a sedan and SUV on Highway 10 in Pinehurst.
While on their way to the scene, officers learned the sedan was on fire in the roadway.
Upon arrival, our members located a 56-year-old female passenger deceased inside the SUV. The driver of the SUV, a 67-year-old male, and a 4-year-old female passenger, were seriously injured and transported to hospital.
The 77-year-old female driver of the sedan escaped the fire post-collision and has moderate injuries; she also attended the hospital for treatment.
Hwy. 10 was closed for several hours but has since reopened. A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.