2 people killed in 2nd fatal crash this week on Cape Breton highway
Crash claims the lives of a man and woman from Inverness County
RCMP say two people from Inverness County have died after their vehicle collided with a transport truck Wednesday morning on Highway 105, near Baddeck, N.S.
Police say a 60-year-old male driver and a 57-year-old female passenger were both pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver of the transport truck, a 41-year-old man from Newfoundland, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital by ambulance.
Police were called shortly after 8 a.m. to the scene, near a gas station and Exit 8.
Highway 105 is closed in both directions and will remain closed for a number of hours.
It is the second major crash to occur on Highway 105 in two days.
On Tuesday, a 45-year-old woman from Victoria County was killed after her car collided with a transport truck.
The crash occurred about 20 minutes down the road from Baddeck, in the community of South Haven.
The driver of the transport truck, a 47-year-old man from Hants County, was not injured. There were no passengers in either vehicle.
An RCMP collision re-constructionist will be investigating both incidents.
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