Colchester County District RCMP investigates fatal collision

September 19, 2023
Debert, Nova Scotia

News release

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Debert.

On September 17, at approximately 5:05 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP, fire and EHS, responded to a report of a collision on Masstown Rd. in Debert. RCMP officers learned that a man, operating a lawn tractor, was crossing the roadway when he was struck by a Chevrolet Cruze travelling on the roadway.

The operator of the lawn tractor, a 64-year-old Debert man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver, and lone occupant of the sedan, a 60-year-old Debert woman, did not suffer injuries.

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

Masstown Rd. was closed for several hours, but has since reopened.

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

File # 2023-1385818


Contact information

Cpl. Guillaume Tremblay
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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