Pictou County fishermen set to start season
It's a sure sign of spring when lobster fishing starts in the Northumberland Strait on May 1.
PONDS – A 79-year-old Thorburn man was pronounced dead at the scene of a two-vehicle collision on Shore Road in Ponds Wednesday.
At approximately 4:20 p.m., RCMP, EHS and local fire departments responded to the two-vehicle collision involving an SUV and a tractor-trailer.
The driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not hurt.
Motorists are advised that all traffic on Shore Road will be diverted to Arbuckle Road at Barney's River Road. An RCMP collision analyst is en route to the scene and the cause of the collision is under investigation.