Collision on Highway 1 in Annapolis County claims woman's life

The RCMP say a head-on collision in Annapolis County has claimed the life of a 70-year-old woman.

A pickup truck heading west on Highway 1 in Brickton collided with a small eastbound car that had veered across the centre line around 2:35 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the driver was taken to hospital via ambulance, and later airlifted to hospital in Halifax where she died in the evening.

The woman from Lawrencetown was the lone occupant of the vehicle.

The driver of the pickup truck and two small children sustained minor injuries.

Highway 1 was closed between exits 18 and 19 until around 10:30 p.m.