Charge laid in fatal crash

Pictou District RCMP has laid a charge of dangerous driving causing death following a lengthy investigation into a 2016 crash.

On December 7, 2016, officers responded to a collision on Abercrombie Rd, between a dump truck and a small car.

The driver of the car, an 85-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the dump truck, 72-year old Foster Leroy Hoar, has now been charged and is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on March 5.