Nova Scotia

Woman dies in Pictou County collision

Police are investigating a Nova Scotia car crash where one woman died and two other people were taken to hospital. The collision happened shortly after 1:35 a.m. Thursday on Egypt Road in Hillside, near New Glasgow.

Two others were taken to hospital

RCMP are investigating a car crash Thursday morning that killed one person and injured two others. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press)

Police are investigating a car crash early Thursday morning near New Glasgow, N.S., where one woman died and two other people were taken to hospital.

Shortly after 1:35 a.m., Pictou County RCMP responded to a single-vehicle collision on Egypt Road in Hillside, which is about five kilometres north of New Glasgow.

According to an RCMP news release, a vehicle left the roadway and overturned. 

One woman died at the scene. Two other occupants, a man and a woman, were taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

Egypt Road was closed in both directions from Pictou Landing Road to the west and Old Glenfalloch Road to the east. It reopened around 6 a.m.

An RCMP collision analyst was on scene.

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