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Man dead following crash on Highway 101 in Coldbrook, N.S.

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An 81-year-old man from Annapolis County died at the scene of a crash on Highway 101 Tuesday.

According to RCMP, the collision occurred at 10:15 a.m. between a westbound pickup truck and a small car that was entering the highway at Exit 14.

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A preliminary investigation determined the small car, occupied by a man and a woman, did a U-turn once it entered the highway and was struck by the westbound pickup truck.

Police said the driver of the small car died at the scene.

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The sole occupant of the pickup truck sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital by EHS for medical treatment.

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RCMP said the collision resulted in the closure of Highway 101 between Exits 14 and 15 for several hours.

Police also noted that the investigation is ongoing.

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