Inverness County

Posted at 10:38 am on September 21, 2015

There was a fatal crash in Inverness County between a motorcycle and an SUV Saturday afternooon.
RCMP say preliminary investigation determined the SUV was stopped on Highway 105 near Waycobah, making a left turn when the motorcycle collided into the back of the vehicle.
Both people on the motorcycle were transported to hospital with injuries.  The driver of the bike, a 65-year-old Margaree Valley man later died from his injuries in hospital.
Police are continuing their investigation

Posted at 9:18 am on August 4, 2015

 Tragedy on the water in Inverness County.
Around 4:30 Sunday afternoon, the RCMP, Emergency Health Services paramedics, fire services personnel and the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre responded to a report that a group of swimmers were stranded by a riptide at a beach in Broad Cove. Local bystanders at the beach rushed into the water and rescued the swimmers.

However, one of the rescuers, a 45-year-old woman from Sydney collapsed onshore. CPR was administered on her until EHS paramedics arrived.  However, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Another man was treated at the beach and was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The death is not being treated as suspicious.

RCMP and the Medical Examiner’s Office are continuing their investigation.

Posted at 7:17 am on July 23, 2015

Inverness District RCMP say one man is dead from a single vehicle crash in Askilton, near Port Hawkesbury.  Police say around 1:30 Wednesday afternoon, officers were called to the scene just off the Barbertown Road.
A preliminary investigation by police indicates that the car collided with a stationary large equipment trailer, lodging the car underneath.  The driver of the car, the lone person in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.  A collision analyst is assisting RCMP with the investigation.