West Bay man, 24, dies in crash involving transport truck

Highway 104 in East Havre Boucher, N.S., was closed for several hours after the crash. (Jeorge Sadi/CBC - image credit)
Highway 104 in East Havre Boucher, N.S., was closed for several hours after the crash. (Jeorge Sadi/CBC - image credit)

A 24-year-old man has died following a collision involving a transport truck in East Havre Boucher, N.S., late Tuesday.

Around 9:05 p.m. AT, Antigonish County District RCMP, fire services, and paramedics responded to the crash on Highway 104.

Officers say a transport truck travelling west toward Antigonish and a car travelling east toward Cape Breton collided.

The driver of the car, a 24-year-old man from West Bay, N.S., died at the scene. He was alone in the vehicle.

The driver of the transport truck, a 30-year-old Ontario man, suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance.

Highway 104 was closed for several hours but has since reopened. Police are continuing to investigate.

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