Fatal crash prompted road closure in Summerside

Route 2, north of Summerside, was closed for several hours Wednesday after the single-vehicle crash.

Route 2 was closed for several hours Wednesday following single-vehicle crash

Route 2, north of Summerside, was closed from this intersection at Waite Road to the roundabout at Read Drive. (Brian Higgins/CBC)

A single-vehicle crash that closed Route 2 north of Summerside, P.E.I., Wednesday was fatal, police say.

RCMP, Island EMS, firefighters and Maritime Electric were called to the scene early Wednesday morning.

During the RCMP investigation, the section between Waite Road and Read Drive was closed.

Police on Wednesday afternoon said a 25-year-old man from the O'Leary area was killed in the crash.

The investigation is ongoing.