Whitbourne RCMP are investigating a fatal motor-vehicle crash that happened on Route 100 near Ship Cove.
Police received a report of the crash after the vehicle was discovered by a passerby Thursday afternoon. The vehicle had left the road and gone over a steep, wooded embankment. The lone occupant, a man in his 70s, was found dead inside. The date and time of the crash are currently unknown.
A collision reconstructionist with RCMP Traffic Services attended the scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is engaged and the investigation is continuing.