Fatal collision takes life of 74-year-old man

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RCMP release:

Pictou County District RCMP is investigating a vehicle-pedestrian collision that occurred in Granton.

On September 30 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Pictou County District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Granton Abercrombie Rd. RCMP officers learned that a Hyundai Elantra was merging onto Granton Abercrombie Rd. from the Hwy 106 off-ramp when it struck a pedestrian on the roadway.

The pedestrian, a 74-year-old Granton man, suffered fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The driver, a 30-year-old Abercrombie woman, and an infant passenger of the Elantra were not physically injured.

The RCMP Collision Analysis Reconstruction Service was engaged and the investigation is ongoing.

The Granton Abercrombie Rd. at the Hwy 106 off-ramp was closed for several hours.

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

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