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1 person dead following collision between car, tractor trailer in New Brunswick


Saint-Léonard RCMP say a collision between a car and a tractor trailer left one person dead on Friday.

Police say they responded to a report on Highway 17 in Saint-Léonard of a collision involving a car and a tractor trailer.

According to a release, the driver of the vehicle, who was alone in the car, died at the scene.

The truck driver was uninjured.

Police believe the car crossed the centre line, colliding head-on with the big truck.

Police have yet to identify the victim, but say an autopsy will be conducted.

A member of the New Brunswick Coroner’s Office is assisting police with the investigation, which is ongoing.

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