Police investigate separate fatal accidents
DIGBY — Police in Nova Scotia are investigating two fatal accidents involving cars that veered off roads in separate accidents. They say one man was killed and a woman critically injured when their car went off Highway 224 and struck a tree in Pine Grove, Colchester County at about 4 p.m. Thursday.
The man driving the car was pronounced dead at a local hospital, while the woman remains in critical condition. In another crash, RCMP say they were called to Highway 217 in Rossway, Digby County at about 7:20 p.m. Thursday after a car went off the road and hit a tree.
The woman driving the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Collision reconstruction experts were helping with the investigations and both roads have reopened, with a lane reduction on Highway 217.