Fatal collision on Highway 101

An elderly Annapolis Valley man is dead following a crash on Highway 101 near St. Croix.

RCMP say an eastbound car had stopped in the right lane of the divided section of the highway Tuesday afternoon, when it was hit from behind by a commercial truck.

The driver of the car, an 83-year-old man from Margaretsville, NS, died at the scene.

The passenger of the car, a 78-year-old woman from Margaretsville, was taken to hospital with what are believed to be non life-threatening injuries, while the truck driver sustained minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.