HALIFAX -- A woman is dead and two people are injured after a vehicle left the road near Trenton in Nova Scotia’s Pictou County early Thursday morning.

The RCMP responded to the single-vehicle collision on Egypt Road in Hillside, N.S., shortly after 1:35 a.m.

Police say the vehicle left the road and overturned. A woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another female and a male were taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

No other details about the people involved in the crash have been released.

Egypt Road was closed in both directions for several hours Thursday morning. It reopened around 6 a.m.

The cause of the collision is under investigation.