January 12, 2019 2:45 pm

Police investigating after 62-year-old Yarmouth woman dies in car crash

The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police "E" Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday April 13, 2018.

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Police say a two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a 62-year-old woman from Yarmouth, N.S., on Friday.

Yarmouth Rural RCMP responded to the collision between a pickup truck and an SUV on Highway 340 in Deerfield, about 20 kilometres north of Yarmouth, at around 4 p.m.

They say the woman driving the SUV was found deceased.

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The 46-year-old male driver and sole occupant of the truck was not injured.

Both lanes of the highway were closed for several hours and have since been re-opened.

Police say the investigation is ongoing.

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