The West District RCMP is investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision Saturday night on the TransCanada Highway in Waasis, between Fredericton and Oromocto.


Police responded to a crash shortly before 8:00 p.m., according to Constable Steven Richard of the Oromocto Detachment. A transport truck was heading west when it collided with a vehicle attempting to make a left turn across two lanes of traffic.

The driver of the minivan, a 55-year-old man from Saint John, was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead, Richard said. The driver of the transport truck was not injured.

Police say speed and alcohol are not considered to be factors in the crash.

The investigation is continuing.

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