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71-year-old Cumberland County man dies after vehicle leaves road: N.S. police

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Police say a 71-year-old man has died after his vehicle left the road in Mapleton, N.S., on Monday afternoon.

Cumberland County District RCMP, fire and ambulance crews responded to the scene on Highway 2 around 1:50 p.m.

Police say a beige Toyota Tacoma left the highway, hit a power pole and ended up overturned in a ditch.

The driver, a man from nearby Southampton, died at the scene.

Police say the crash is under investigation with help from a collision reconstructionist and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiner Service.

For more Nova Scotia news visit our dedicated provincial page.

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