Authorities in Nova Scotia have reported that a 37-year-old Sheet Harbor man lost his life in the early morning hours of Oct. 17 when the pickup truck he was driving was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer. The truck accident occurred on a 38 kilometre stretch of Highway 104 in Marshy Hope.
According to a RCMP report, paramedics from the Barney's River & District Fire Department responded to the scene of the accident after being called out at approximately 5:30 a.m. They pronounced the driver of a wrecked pickup truck dead at the scene. A representative of the fire department said that the accident was the third fatal collision to occur on the dangerous stretch of highway west of Antigonish in 2014.