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Collision claims life of East Bideford woman

RCMP - Lynn Curwin

Cause still undetermined

INVERNESS, P.E.I. – A motor vehicle collision along Highway 2 in Inverness this morning has claimed the life of a 53-year-old woman from East Bideford.

Corporal Mike Lutley with East Prince RCMP said a westbound vehicle left Highway 2 on a curve, then impacted with a ditch and a utility pole.

The collision was reported at 6:20 a.m. and Prince District RCMP and Island EMS responded.

“A 53-year-old female from East Bideford was transported to hospital, and she succumbed to her injuries shortly thereafter,” Corp. Lutley reported.

The victim was the lone occupant of the vehicle.

A traffic reconstructionist was still on scene early Wednesday afternoon.

Lutley said the cause of the collision hasn’t been determined.

“We’re still investigating we’re still looking at identifying witnesses,” he said.

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