Port man­ager hurt in crash

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ATLANTIC -

SYD­NEY, N.S. — Port of Syd­ney mar­ket­ing and devel­op­ment man­ager Ber­nadette MacNeil was se­ri­ously in­jured in a three-ve­hi­cle crash on Fri­day morn­ing that killed her 90-year-old mother.

Port of Syd­ney CEO Mar­lene Usher said she vis­ited MacNeil in the hospi­tal on Sun­day. MacNeil, 63, is in an in­duced coma.

RCMP re­sponded to the three­ve­hi­cle crash on High­way 4 in Howie Cen­tre on Fri­day. Usher said MacNeil, a North­side East Bay res­i­dent, was driv­ing her mother, Christie MacIn­nis of Big Pond, back home from the Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Hospi­tal when the crash oc­curred. MacIn­nis was pro­nounced dead at the scene. Oc­cu­pants of the other ve­hi­cles were not in­jured. MacNeil be­gan work­ing at Tourism Cape Bre­ton in 1999, and joined the Syd­ney Ports Corp. the fol­low­ing year.

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