West Hants District RCMP investigating fatal crash

June 18, 2023
Newport Station, Nova Scotia

News release

On June 17, at approximately 3:05 p.m., West Hants District RCMP, fire and EHS, responded to a report of a crash on Hwy. 1 in Newport Station.

RCMP officers learned that a motorcycle had been travelling on Hwy. 1 when it left the road.

The driver and sole rider, a 54-year-old Dartmouth man, passed away at the scene.

A collision reconstructionist attended the location of the crash and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 1, between Wentworth Rd. and Salmon Hole Dam Rd., was closed for several hours; it has since reopened.

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


Contact information

Allison Gerrard
Senior Communications Advisor
Nova Scotia RCMP

File number: 2023-856416

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