Two men killed in early morning crash near Miramichi

Police say two men are dead following an early morning crash east of Miramichi.

The RCMP say a car collided with a power pole on Highway 117 near Baie-Sainte-Anne around 2:25 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say the two people in the car – the 35-year-old driver from Pointe-Sapin and the 35-year-old passenger from Bay du Vin – died at the scene.

Cpl. Mario Maillet said in a news release that speed and alcohol are believed to have been factors.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Richibucto RCMP.