Single-vehicle crash overnight Saturday in North River claims life of young man

Published on August 10, 2014

NORTH RIVER - A young man from Truro died in a single-vehicle crash overnight Saturday in North River.


Colchester County RCMP are investigating the crash that occurred at about 1:45 a.m. According to a news release, emergency officials responded to a report of a crash on Highway 311 in North River. Preliminary investigation determined the driver, who was coming from Brule, failed to negotiate a sharp turn and left the roadway. 

The Truro man was the lone occupant of the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. Light rain was falling at the time of the crash.

An RCMP traffic analyst is assisting investigators and the cause of the crash is under investigation. The name of the victim was not released at press time.