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Lower Sackville man dies after being struck while crossing Beaver Bank connector

RCMP confirm a Lower Sackville man is dead after attempting to cross the Beaver Bank connector on foot.
RCMP confirm a Lower Sackville man is dead after attempting to cross the Beaver Bank connector on foot. File / Global News

A 60-year-old man has died after he was struck while crossing the Beaver Bank connector on foot Friday night.

Nova Scotia RCMP say the collision, which occurred near the off-ramp for Exit 2 of Highway 101, happened just after 9 p.m.

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Police say the victim was struck by a vehicle and, a short time later, struck again by a second vehicle.

The man from Lower Sackville, N.S., was pronounced dead at the scene.

The interchange of Highway 101 at Exit 2 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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Police noted the man was wearing dark clothing and the area where the collision occurred was very dark.

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