2 young people killed in Highway 103 crash were thrown from truck
Part of Highway 103 near Exit 5 was shut down; RCMP say it reopened at around 1 a.m.
A 20-year-old Halifax man and a 21-year-old Cole Harbour woman were killed and two others were injured in a crash on Highway 103 outside Tantallon, N.S., Wednesday afternoon, RCMP say.
The single-vehicle crash, which involved a black 2012 Dodge Ram pickup truck, was reported at 4:19 p.m. According to police, two of the occupants were ejected from the vehicle, indicating they were not wearing seat belts.
The driver, an 18-year-old Dartmouth woman, was treated at hospital and released. Another passenger, a 20-year-old Dartmouth man, was taken to hospital via LifeFlight helicopter with life-threatening injuries, according to RCMP.
A section of highway near Exit 5 was closed in both directions after the crash. RCMP said it reopened at around 1 a.m. Thursday.
The investigation into the cause of the crash continues.