RCMP are investigating a fatal two-vehicle collision which occurred near Allardville, N.B. early Wednesday morning.
Bathurst RCMP officers were called to the crash on Route 8 at about 2 a.m.
A vehicle travelling northbound collided with a transport truck heading southbound.
A 26-year-old Saint-Anne man and a 22-year-old Petit-Rocher woman died at the scene from their injuries. The driver of the truck was not injured.
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An RCMP collision reconstructionist and the coroner are conducting an investigation into the crash.
Police say in a release it’s believed the vehicle crossed the centre line into the truck’s path, but the exact cause is still under investigation.
Route 8 is closed to traffic in both directions.