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Fatal collision in River John leaves one dead, one injured

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RIVER JOHN

A motor vehicle collision in River John has left one person dead, and sent one person to the hospital with non life threatening injuries, on Sunday evening.

Members of the RCMP responded to a head-on motor vehicle collision on West Branch Road also known as River John Station Rd.) in River John around 6:20 p.m. Sunday.

A 50-year-old man from Pictou County was the driver and only occupant of one vehicle. He was transported to the Aberdeen Hospital in New Glasgow, where he was pronounced dead. The second vehicle contained three adults and a child. A adult woman passenger in that vehicle suffered serious non-life threatening injuries.

An RCMP collision analyst came to the scene and the investigation is continuing. West Branch Rd. was closed temporarily between Roger Rd. and Brook Rd.

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