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Both drivers died in a head-on crash around Springdale campground

Nfld and Labrador

Key takeaways: 

  • 64-year-old passed at the scene Saturday morning.
  • Police in Springdale state that a 64-year-old man died on Saturday in a head-on crash at the Blue Canoe Campground.

On Saturday, the RCMP said Monday that two men perished in a head-on crash around a Springdale campground.

Police said the streets were wet with hefty rain, and there was a buildup of water at the time of the collision.

Police replied to the crash before 9:30 a.m. NT after two cars slammed near the Blue Canoe Campground.

According to a press release, one of the drivers, a 64-year-old man, was the lone resident of his car and died on the scene.

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On Saturday, the RCMP said Monday that two men perished in a head-on crash around a Springdale campground

The driver of the second vehicle, a 19-year-old man, later died in hospital.

In an earlier report, the RCMP said that only the 64-year-old man had been killed. 

A passenger in the second car also got to the hospital with severe injuries. There was no update on the person’s situation Monday.

A police traffic judge was working at the scene. The RCMP said it has also been working with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner as part of its probe. 

Source – cbc.ca

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