Police investigate fatal collision near Ship Cove

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.

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