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Moncton man dies after single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 2

New Brunswick RCMP are investigating a single-vehicle collision that killed one person. File / RCMP

A 36-year-old man from Moncton, N.B., is dead after a single-vehicle crash on Wednesday.

New Brunswick RCMP say shortly before 11 p.m., officers responded to reports of a collision on Highway 2 in Four Falls, N.B.

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According to police, the crash is believed to have occurred when a car travelling westbound on Highway 2 lost control and drove off the road into the ditch.

The driver and only occupant of the vehicle died at the scene as a result of his injuries, police say.

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An RCMP collision reconstructionist is assisting in the investigation to help determine the cause of the crash.

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Police say they believe speed is one of the contributing factors in the crash.

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