September 30, 2018 10:09 am

27-year-old Halifax woman dead after fatal collision in Bedford

Police are investigating a single-vehicle collision in Bedford, N.S., that killed a Halifax woman.

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A 27-year-old woman is dead after a fatal crash in Bedford, N.S., on Sunday.

Police say they responded to the single-vehicle collision on Highway 102 at approximately 1:32 a.m.

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Their initial investigation has determined that a 2002 Lexus ES300 left the road after the driver attempted to avoid an animal in the roadway.

The passenger of the vehicle, a 27-year-old woman from Halifax, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Paramedics transported the driver — also a 27-year-old woman from Halifax — to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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An RCMP collision analyst arrived on the scene, and police say the on-ramp at Exit 3 was closed until 7:30 a.m.

Police say their investigation is ongoing.

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