Nova Scotia

Man, 21, dies in northern Cape Breton crash

A 21-year-old man is dead after a car accident in northern Cape Breton early Wednesday morning.

Crash happened near Neils Harbour Wednesday morning

A 21-year-old man is dead after a car accident in northern Cape Breton Wednesday morning.  

Police believe the man from Dingwall swerved to avoid hitting a moose.  

The accident happened north of Neils Harbour, just before 6 a.m.

Ingonish Beach RCMP said the man was travelling southbound on the highway when his vehicle left the road and crashed. The man was ejected from the vehicle.

Emergency services transported the man to Buchanan Memorial Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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