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Man charged for N.S. car crash that killed 3 people: RCMP

(Photo courtesy: RCMP) (Photo courtesy: RCMP)

Police say 25-year-old man is facing multiple dangerous driving charges in connection to a vehicle crash that killed two adults and an infant on a Nova Scotia highway last October.

According to an RCMP news release, officers responded to a reported two-vehicle collision on Highway 2 in Fort Lawrence around 10:05 p.m. on Oct. 21. A 43-year-old woman, a 26-year-old man, and an infant in an SUV were pronounced dead at the scene.

A 21-year-old woman in the SUV suffered serious injuries and was taken to hospital.

The release says a 19-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man in the other vehicle suffered serious and minor injuries, respectively.

On May 10, police say Tyler Joseph Strong of Amherst was charged with:

  • three counts of criminal negligence causing death
  • three counts of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing death
  • two counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm
  • two counts of dangerous operation of a conveyance causing bodily harm

Strong is scheduled to appear in court on Aug. 12.

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