One man dead in accident near Canning

Published on September 3, 2014

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.