Glace Bay man killed in Howie Centre hit-and-run
At approximately 7:15 a.m. yesterday, police, EHS and fire responded to a motor vehicle collision on Kings Rd. in Howie Centre.
Police learned that a deceased person had been located on the side of the road, and the fatal injuries the person had suffered were consistent with having been struck by a vehicle.
RCMP say there was no vehicle located in the immediate area that may have been involved in a collision.
The deceased was identified as a 41-year-old man from Glace Bay.
A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.
The investigation continues to be led by Northeast RCMP Traffic Services with assistance from the RCMP Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service and the Nova Scotia Medical Examiners Office.
Kings Rd. was closed in both directions for several hours but has since reopened.
The investigation is ongoing.