Two men are dead following a single-vehicle accident near Inverness, N.S., early Sunday.
According to a news release, RCMP were called to a crash in Strathlorne, about six kilometres south of Inverness, around 5:45 a.m.
When emergency personnel arrived they found a Honda Civic off the road with extensive damage.
One man had been thrown from the car and another man had been partially ejected.
A 24-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, both from Cape Breton, were declared dead at the scene.
A section of Highway 19 was closed for several hours until about 2:30 p.m.
An investigation is underway.
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