Tuesday, July 26th 2011, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) N.S. …. Members of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) Halifax District, of Sackville office responded to a call at 22:33 hours, of a pedestrian being struck by a car, on exit ramp # 2 coming off Highway 101, into Sackville.
A 31 year old male was found deceased at the scene. The driver of the motor vehicle was interviewed and released without being charged. Sackville was is in a major power outage at the time of the accident. Visibility was also very poor due to adverse weather conditions. An autopsy will be performed on the deceased ASAP. Exit ramp # 2 was closed for several hours with assistance from the Dept. of Transportation. The investigation is continuing.
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