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RCMP lays charge in fatal collision – Pictou County

Pictou District RCMP has laid a charge of Dangerous Driving Causing Death following a lengthy investigation into a fatal collision which occurred in December 2016.

On December 7, 2016, the RCMP responded to a collision on Abercrombie Rd. at the intersection with the Trenton Connector. Upon arrival at the scene, police noted a dump truck had collided with a small car. The driver of the car, an 85-year-old woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Pictou District RCMP has charged the driver of the dump truck, 72-year-old Foster Leroy Hoar, with Dangerous Driving Causing Death. Hoar is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on March 5.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Source: Media Release

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