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Woman dead after collision between school bus, vehicle in Shelburne County

Highway 3 was closed in the area for several hours and is expected to reopen in the afternoon, according to police.
Highway 3 was closed in the area for several hours and is expected to reopen in the afternoon, according to police. The Canadian Press/File

A 47-year-old woman has died as a result of a collision between a vehicle and a school bus Thursday morning.

Nova Scotia RCMP say the collision happened two kilometres south of the intersection of Highway 103 and Highway 3 in Jordan Falls, N.S.

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Police say the school bus was travelling north and the vehicle was travelling east when they collided.

“The woman who was driving the passenger vehicle, [a] 47 years old from Thomasville died at the scene,” police said in a news release Thursday.

Police say there were no other passengers in the vehicle and the driver of the bus was not injured.

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There were no other passengers in the bus.

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Highway 3 was closed in the area for several hours and is expected to reopen in the afternoon, according to police.

Officers are still investigating the cause of the crash.