Antigonish RCMP on the scene of Fatal Crash Highway 104 Heatherton

Posted on January 19, 2012

Antigonish RCMP on the scene of Fatal Crash Highway 104 Heatherton

Antigonish RCMP were called to a single vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer on highway 104 this afternoon at approximately 3:20 p.m. Police are still on the scene at this time. Transportation and Public Works are assisting with traffic control detouring traffic around the scene via Summerside / Bayfield Road. The lone male occupant of the tractor trailer died at the scene. The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. RCMP Traffic Services are on scene with a traffic analyst. At the time of the crash there were light flurries, roads were clear and visibility was good.

The identity of the victim will not be released until all next of kin have been notified.

The matter in under investigation.

AUTHORITY FOR RELEASE
B.J.(Brian) REHILL, Sgt
Operations NCO
Antigonish District
(902)-863-6500
(902)-863-5570 fax


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