CANNING - A 25-year-old New Minas man is dead after a car accident in Kings County.
At approximately 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, police, paramedics and firefighters responded to a head-on collision on Highway 358 in the Arlington/North Corner area. A preliminary investigation determined that the lone occupant of a pick-up truck was traveling northbound when his vehicle collided with the lone occupant of a southbound sedan.
The driver of the sedan was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say the driver of the pick-up truck was assessed at the scene by EHS paramedics and released.
Highway 358 was closed in both directions and RCMP expected the road to be closed for several hours. A collision reconstructionist had been called to assist with the investigation.