A 39-year-old man from Pleasant Grove and a 44-year-old man from Stratford, have died following a single-vehicle crash in Pleasant Grove, P.E.I.
On May 19 at approximately 7 p.m., members of the Queens District RCMP, the North Shore Fire Department and Island EMS responded to a single-vehicle collision on Route 220 in Pleasant Grove, in central P.E.I.
In a news release, RCMP said the crash is believed to have occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the road, and collided with a tree.
The cause of the collision remains under investigation and an autopsy will be scheduled to determine both individuals' exact cause of death.
An RCMP collision reconstructionist and a member of the P.E.I. Coroner's office are assisting with the ongoing investigation. Route 220 was closed during a short period and was re-opened to traffic later that evening.