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Lunenburg man dead after fatal crash on Nova Scotia highway

Nova Scotia RCMP are investigating a fatal single-vehicle collision that took place in Gold River, N.S. File / RCMP

Nova Scotia RCMP are investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Highway 103 in Gold River, N.S., on Saturday.

Police say they responded to the site of the single-vehicle collision at 5:16 p.m.

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A 2018 Honda Ridgeline reportedly left the highway and travelled down an embankment. The driver, a 77-year-old man from Lunenburg County, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The passenger in the vehicle, a 79-year-old woman from Lunenburg County, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by paramedics.

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The Mounties say an RCMP collision analyst arrived on the scene, and traffic was down to one lane for a period of time.

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The highway is now open, and police say their investigation is ongoing.

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