June 20, Highway 7, Saltsprings, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia . . .
At approximately 4:20 p.m. police were notified of a two vehicle collision.
RCMP, EHS and Fire personnel attended the scene. A passenger in one of the involved vehicles was pronounced deceased.
A collision re-constructionist has been called to the scene, and the investigation is ongoing.
Highway 7 between Saltsprings and Lochaber is currently closed in both directions and is expected to re-open in several hours. Motorists are encouraged to use either Highway 316 through Goshen or Addington Forks Road to navigate around the scene.
Department of transportation is assisting with traffic control.
Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.