Antigonish RCMP Confirm Second Fatality in Motor Vehicle Collision

Posted on November 25, 2011

November 25, 2011, Antigonish, Nova Scotia…The Antigonish RCMP have received notification that a 17 year-old male passenger involved in a motor vehicle collision on November 24, 2011 near Monastery has passed away as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

On November 24, 2011, at 3:09 p.m. RCMP responded to a two vehicle collision on Highway 4, in Tracadie, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia.

A 16 year-old male driver of one of the vehicles died at the scene. A 17 year-old male passenger was transported to St. Martha’s Hospital however passed away over night.

The male and sole occupant of the second vehicle was transported to St. Martha’s Hospital with minor injuries and has been released.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The police investigation is ongoing in an effort to determine the cause of the crash.


Contact Person:
S/Sgt. A.A. (Tony) Perry
District Commander Antigonish


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