Barrington woman dies in two-vehicle crash

Published on February 23, 2016

North East Point, Shelburne County

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BARRINGTON - A fatal crash took the life of a Shelburne County woman last night.

Barrington RCMP say a Barrington woman died after a two-vehicle collision in North East Point, Cape Sable Island.

At 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22, RCMP, Emergency Health Services paramedics and the Barrington Passage Fire Department responded to a report of a fatal crash on Hwy 330 in North East Point.

According to a media release from RCMP, a cube van and a small car were involved in a head-on collision.

“The sole occupant of the car, a 43-year-old woman from the Barrington area, died at the scene as a result of her injuries,” the release stated.

The driver and two passengers of the cube van were not injured and no charges are anticipated, police say.

The highway was closed from the time of the crash until 1:45 a.m. Feb. 23 while RCMP investigated.

“Our thoughts are with the victim’s family and friends at this difficult time,” stated the release.