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Woman dies in single-vehicle highway crash in Kings County

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

One woman is dead and a man was sent to hospital with serious injuries after a single-vehicle collision along Highway 101 on Friday.

Nova Scotia RCMP say they responded to the crash between exits 8 and 8A in Kings County just after 7:15 p.m.

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Witnesses reported seeing the small blue vehicle leave the highway and roll, then come to a stop in the median.

Police say a 38-year-old woman — the driver of the vehicle — died at the scene and a 57-year-old passenger was sent to hospital with serious injuries.

Highway 101 was closed in one lane between exits 8 and 8A while police investigated the cause of the crash.

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The section of highway reopened at 5 a.m.

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