Antigonish RCMP are on scene of a head-on collision on Highway 104 in Havre Boucher.
At approximately 5:40 p.m. today, Antigonish RCMP and the Havre Boucher Fire Dept responded to a report of a two vehicle head-on collision by Exit 38.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the collision occurred between a SUV traveling westbound and a tractor trailer traveling eastbound. The lone occupant of the SUV, a man from the Port Hawkesbury area, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and lone occupant of the tractor trailer was not injured.
Highway 104 is closed between exits 37 (Monastery) and 39 (Aulds Cove) and traffic is being rerouted. An RCMP Collision Reconstructionist is en route to the scene and the cause of the crash has not been determined.
Highway #104 is expected to be closed for approximately six hours. Motorists traveling through the area should expect delays.