Earlier today, Halifax District RCMP, Tantallon Fire Department and Emergency Health Services(EHS) were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash on Highway 103 near the community of Ingramport.
Preliminary investigation revealed that at 6:10 a.m.
an eastbound pick-up truck collided with a westbound five- tonne transport truck between exists 5 and 6 along straight stretch of highway. The driver of the pickup truck, a 35-year-old man from Martins River, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the transport truck, a 44-year-old man from Eastern Passage, was not injured.
Earlier information released by the RCMP that there were passengers in the vehicles was incorrect.
Highway 103 was closed for 9 hours with traffic rerouted onto Highway 3. The cause of the crash remains under investigation. An RCMP Traffic Reconstruction Analyst is assisting with the investigation.
Our thought are with the family and friends of the deceased during this difficult time.