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.