Fatal crash near Hantsport

One man has died following a single-vehicle crash near Hantsport Thursday morning. 

RCMP Corporal Dal Hutchinson tells our newsroom four people were in the car when it crashed on Bog Road in Mount Denson around 1 a.m. 

One of the passengers, a 22-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene, while two others, a 20-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl, were taken to Valley Regional Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

The driver, a 25-year-old Hants County man, fled the scene, but was arrested without incident around 9 a.m., and Hutchinson says charges are pending. 

RCMP expect the road to remain closed for several hours.