Colchester County District RCMP investigating fatal collision

February 19, 2024
Denmark, Nova Scotia

News release

Colchester County District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Denmark.

On February 18, 2024, at approximately 1:59 p.m., Colchester County District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a report of a collision on Hwy. 326. Upon arrival at the scene, RCMP officers learned that a silver 2010 Toyota Corolla was travelling north and a silver 2010 Honda Civic was travelling south on the highway when they collided.

The passenger of the Corolla, a 68-year-old Truro woman, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The driver of the Corolla, a 68-year-old Truro man, sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to hospital by LifeFlight.

The driver of the Civic, a 59-year-old Gairloch man, sustained minor injuries.

The passenger of the Civic, a 22-year-old West River Station woman was uninjured.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene. The investigation remains ongoing and is being assisted by the Medical Examiner Service.

Hwy. 326 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

Our thoughts are with the victim's loved ones as this difficult time.

File #: 2024-220176


Contact information

Cst. Dominic Laflamme
Public Information Officer
Nova Scotia RCMP

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