Man struck and killed by vehicle in Shelburne County

Police say a 75-year-old man is dead after being struck by a vehicle in Shelburne County.

Mounties say three people were trying to cross Highway 3 in Barrington Passage shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday.

They say the man, who was from Barrington Passage, crossed the road and was hit by an oncoming vehicle.

No one else was hurt.

Highway 3 was down to one lane for several hours while police investigated.