Inverness man found dead beside highway in Judique

Inverness County RCMP found a man's body at the side of Highway 19 Saturday morning. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)
Inverness County RCMP found a man's body at the side of Highway 19 Saturday morning. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)

The body of a 45-year-old Inverness man was found at the side of Highway 19 in Judique, N.S., Saturday morning.

Inverness County RCMP say they were notified of a deceased man. When they responded at 8 a.m., they noticed debris from a vehicle near the body.

A preliminary investigation has determined that the fatality was the result of a vehicle colliding with the man, according to a media release. The investigation is ongoing.

Highway 19 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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