Antigonish County District RCMP investigating fatal collision

January 12, 2023
East Havre Boucher, Nova Scotia

News release

Antigonish County District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hwy. 104 in East Havre Boucher.

On January 10, 2023, at approximately 9:05 p.m., Antigonish County District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Hwy. 104 in East Havre Boucher. RCMP officers learned that a transport truck was travelling west on Hwy. 104, towards Antigonish, and a car was travelling east towards Cape Breton, when they collided.

The driver and sole occupant of the car, a 24-year-old West Bay Road man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver and sole occupant of the transport truck, a 30-year-old Ontario man, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to hospital by ambulance.

A collision reconstructionist is at the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 104 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

Our thoughts are with the victim's family at this difficult time.

File #: 2023-44878


Contact information

Cpl. Chris Marshall
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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