2 dead in head-on collision in Guysborough County
Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene
Two people are dead following a two-vehicle crash Thursday evening in Guysborough County, according to an RCMP release.
Around 7:30 p.m., a motorist notified police of the collision on Highway 344 in Manchester.
RCMP, fire crews and EHS responded and found a pickup truck and van heavily damaged, the release said.
The driver of the van, a 64-year-old woman from Guysborough County, and the driver of the truck, a 53-year-old man from Cape Breton, were pronounced dead at the scene.
There were no passengers in either vehicle.
The road was closed in both directions while a collision reconstructionist was on scene, but it has since reopened.