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Two young men dead after serious accident in Antigonish County

The accident shut down Highway 4 near Linwood for several hours
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(Meghan Groff/

Two Cape Breton men are dead after a fatal crash in Antigonish County.

The RCMP say that a small car driving on Highway 4 near Linwood left the road Sunday evening at 6:51 p.m.

The vehicle rolled and struck a tree, with the two men in the front seat being pronounced deceased at the scene.

A 19 year old woman was in the back seat and was airlifted to hospital with serious, non life threatening injuries.

The road was shut down for several hours while the bodies of a 23 year old man from Port Hastings and 27 year old from Troy were removed from the vehicles.

An investigation is ongoing.


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