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N.S. man, 22, facing impaired driving charges after fatal collision in Glencoe

GLENCOE, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say a 22-year-old man from Whycocomagh is facing impaired driving charges after a fatal collision Saturday night. Inverness RCMP say they were called to MacLeod Settlement Road in Glencoe around 8 p.m.

GLENCOE, N.S. — Police in Nova Scotia say a 22-year-old man from Whycocomagh is facing impaired driving charges after a fatal collision Saturday night.

Inverness RCMP say they were called to MacLeod Settlement Road in Glencoe around 8 p.m. after a jeep travelling northbound struck a bank and rolled.

A 19-year-old man from Whycocomagh was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 20-year-old woman from Mabou was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being ejected from the vehicle, and three other occupants were treated for minor injuries.

Police say the driver failed a roadside screening test and was arrested for impaired driving.

He is facing charges of impaired operation of a conveyance causing death and impaired operation of a conveyance causing bodily harm, and is expected to appear in court on Monday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Aug. 9, 2020.

The Canadian Press




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