Pictou County and Antigonish County RCMP are currently on scene of a two-motor vehicle crash that has claimed the life of an adult male.
At 5:30 a.m., RCMP responded to a report of a collision in Marshy Hope.
Preliminary investigation determined that a collision occurred between a tractor trailer and pick-up, the driver of the pick-up was pronounced dead at the scene. The highway is blocked in both directions and traffic is being diverted eastbound at exit 29A, and westbound at exit 30. Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal are also assisting RCMP at the scene.
A collision analyst is en route to the scene while officers continue the investigation. The cause of the crash has not yet been determined.