Nova Scotia

Man dead after truck crash near Truro

Police, paramedics, and a fire crew were called to the scene around 8 p.m. When they arrived they found a Dodge Ram pickup truck overturned in the highway median.

The man was thrown from his vehicle

A man is dead after a truck crashed into a median near Truro, N.S., on Sunday, according to the RCMP.

It happened in Upper Brookside, Colchester County on Highway 104.

Police, paramedics, and a fire crew were called to the scene around 8 p.m.

When they arrived they found a Dodge Ram pickup truck overturned in the highway median. The male driver and sole occupant had been thrown from the vehicle. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The RCMP have not released his name.

It's not clear what caused the crash. 

The highway between exits 15 and 17 was closed for several hours and traffic was diverted while an RCMP collision analyst examined the scene. 

Their investigation is ongoing. 

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