Nova Scotia

Driver killed in Cape Breton after hitting moose

A 63-year-old Inverness, N.S., man is dead after his car collided with a moose on Highway 19 in Cape Breton.

A 63-year-old Inverness, N.S., man is dead after his car collided with a moose on Highway 19 in Cape Breton.

The RCMP said the accident occurred at about 10:30 p.m. Saturday, just north of Inverness.

The driver, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A second vehicle also struck the moose but that driver wasn't hurt.

The moose died of its injuries.

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