Nova Scotia RCMP say man faces charges after head-on crash claims two lives

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COOKVILLE, N.S. — Nova Scotia RCMP say a 28-year-old man is facing charges in connection with a head-on highway crash that claimed the lives of a man and a woman.

Police say they received a report of a stolen pickup truck from a business on MacCulloch Road in Cookville, N.S., on Wednesday.

Officers responded to a crash that occurred on Highway 103 in Martins River, N.S., involving a pickup truck and an SUV.

The driver of the SUV, a 60-year-old woman, and a 63-year-old male passenger, both of Hubbards, N.S, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup truck was taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say Trevor John Heisler, of Conquerall Mills, N.S., faces two counts of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing death and one charge of theft of a conveyance. He is scheduled for a court appearance on Aug. 3.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 28, 2022.

The Canadian Press

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