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Single-vehicle crash in Darlings Lake, N.S. claims life of 19-year-old woman

A 19-year-old woman has been killed in a single-vehicle collision Friday night. File / Global News

A 19-year-old woman was killed in a collision in Southwest Nova Scotia Friday night.

In a release, RCMP said members with its Yarmouth detachment responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Darlings Lake around 10:24 p.m.

“At the scene, police learned a car heading south on the highway had struck a guard rail and crashed,” the release said.

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“The driver and sole occupant, a 19-year-old woman from Port Maitland, was pronounced deceased at the scene.”

Her identity was not revealed.

It said a collision reconstructionist with the RCMP attended the scene and the provincial medical examiner’s service has been engaged.

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The matter remains under investigation.

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