July 8, 2019 8:48 am

Man dead, woman critically injured in eastern P.E.I. single-vehicle crash

RCMP are investigating after a crash in P.E.I. claimed the life of one person and left another with life-threatening injuries on Sunday.

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A 23-year-old man has died and an 18-year-old woman is in hospital with life-threatening injuries following a single-vehicle crash in eastern Prince Edward Island on Sunday.

Kings District RCMP say the crash, which happened on Route 5 in the community of Baldwin Road, took place around 5 p.m.

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Police say the victim, who was a passenger in the vehicle, died at the scene.

The 18-year-old woman who was driving the vehicle was transported to hospital. Police say two other people inside the vehicle were also injured.

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Police are still investigating what caused the crash.

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