At approximately 8:40 a.m. yesterday morning, police were notified of a single vehicle collision on Melbourne Rd. near Melbourne.
Yarmouth Rural RCMP, fire and EHS attended the scene and found a damaged pickup truck that had left the roadway, gone into a ditch and rolled onto its side. The driver of the truck, a 53-year-old man from Yarmouth County, was located trapped underneath the truck and was later pronounced deceased at the scene.
A collision reconstructionist attended, and the investigation is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.