73-year-old woman killed in fatal collision

RCMP release:

Meteghan RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Grosses Coques.

Yesterday, at approximately 1:45 p.m., Meteghan RCMP, fire and EHS, responded to a report of a collision on Hwy. 101. RCMP officers learned that a Ford Edge was travelling on the highway when it struck the driver of a parked Kia Soul, who had exited their vehicle and was speaking with another motorist parked behind them.

The driver of the Kia, a 73-year-old Digby woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene. The passenger of the vehicle, a 74-year-old Digby man, was not injured.

The driver of the Ford, a 76-year-old Kings County woman, did not suffer injuries.

The motorist, parked behind the Kia, did not suffer injuries.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 101 was closed for several hours, but has since reopened.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this difficult time.

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