Woman dead after head-on collision on Highway 103

A 63-year-old woman from Ontario is dead and two people are injured following a head-on crash on Highway 103 in Upper Tantallon, N.S., Wednesday morning, according to RCMP.

2 other people taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, RCMP say

A 63-year-old woman from Ontario is dead and two people are injured following a head-on crash on Highway 103 in Upper Tantallon, N.S., Wednesday morning, according to RCMP.

The woman was seriously hurt and taken to hospital by paramedics after the two-vehicle collision at 10:30 a.m., said RCMP Cpl. Dal Hutchinson. She was pronounced dead at hospital, he said.

The woman was a passenger in one of the vehicles.

The drivers were taken to hospital by paramedics with non-life-threatening injuries, Hutchinson said.

The collision happened between exits 5 and 5A, he said. The section of Highway 103 between the exits was closed for about 7½ hours and traffic detoured as an RCMP collision analyst investigated.

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