Person dead after crash on TCH near Soldiers Pond

The RCMP says a person was killed in a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway near Soldiers Pond on Saturday. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)
The RCMP says a person was killed in a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway near Soldiers Pond on Saturday. (David Bell/CBC - image credit)

One person is dead after a crash on the Trans-Canada Highway near Soldiers Pond, just west of St. John's, on Saturday afternoon.

The RCMP confirmed to CBC News on Sunday morning that a person had died in the crash.

Police issued a release shortly before 3:30 p.m. Saturday warning drivers to slow down near the crash scene on the highway west of Soldiers Pond. Emergency crews were working to remove a vehicle from the median at the time.

The RCMP said more information will be released Monday.

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