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Man dead after two-vehicle collision in Rosebank, P.E.I.

A 67-year-old man was declared dead at the scene while two men in another vehicle were treated for minor injuries and released, according to West Prince RCMP.

West Prince RCMP say they responded to the accident around 5:30 p.m.

West Prince RCMP say a 67 year old man died after a two-vehicle collision in Rosebank, P.E.I. (David Bell/CBC)

A 67 year old man is dead following a two-vehicle collision in Rosebank, P.E.I., according to West Prince RCMP.

Police say they responded to the collision around 5:30 p.m. Thursday on the Route 2 highway near Foye Road. 

Cpl. Lisa Jones said the man's vehicle collided with a van travelling in the opposite direction and both vehicles went off the road. She said the man was the only person in his vehicle and he was declared dead at the scene.

Jones said there were two men in the van and both were treated by paramedics for minor injuries on site and then released.

"We had the highway blocked for several hours, we had a collision analyst attend," Jones said.

She said investigators were still on scene late Thursday night and the highway was reopened around midnight. 

She said the Alberton Fire Department and Island EMS also responded to the accident.

Police said they are still investigating.

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