Burin Peninsula RCMP responds to fatal crash in Rushoon, impaired driving investigation continuing

July 23, 2021
Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador

News release

One person has died and another taken to hospital following a single-vehicle crash in Rushoon early this morning.

Burin Peninsula RCMP officers were called to the scene just after 5:00 a.m. The passenger of the vehicle, a 21-year-old man, died at the scene. The driver, a 20-year-old man, was taken to Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre for assessment and treatment and is being investigated for impaired driving.

A Collision Analyst with RCMP Traffic Services and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are engaged and the investigation is continuing.


Contact information

Corporal Jolene Garland
Media Relations Officer

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