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An 85 year old Hubley woman is dead after a single vehicle crash on Highway 3 in Lewis Lake.
RCMP says it responded just after 4 yesterday afternoon and found a non-responsive woman in the driver’s seat.
It says paramedics and firefighters got her out of the vehicle and provided assistance, but they weren’t able to revive her and she died at the scene.
The highway was closed for investigation, but it’s now open and the investigation continues.
A 24 year old Head of Jeddore man is dead and a woman is in hospital after an early morning crash in Musquodoboit Harbour.
RCMP say after 2 yesterday morning a disoriented woman with a cut on her face walked into Twin Oaks Hospital on Highway 7.
Staff were unable to get information from her, so RCMP were contacted.
RCMP say it determined the woman was a passenger in a single vehicle crash that happened near the hospital.
The man was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman was taken to hospital in Dartmouth
The highway was closed for investigation, but it’s now open.
The province is seeing a 5 percent increase compared to last year in campers at provincial parks.
The province says in 2018 it saw just under 83-thousand campsite nights booked.
And that’s a 30 percent increase since 2014.
It says lots of infrastructure projects were finished or are underway, including new electrical and water services at Amherst Shore Provincial Park and Battery Park Provincial Park, road and parking lot repairs to Queensland Beach Provincial Park, upgrades to the Blomidon Provincial Park day-use area and construction of a new comfort station at Valleyview Provincial Park near Bridgetown.
Nova Scotia says improvements will be made to the park reservation system for the 2019 season to make it easier to book campsites.
All provincial parks are now closed for camping but people are encouraged to continue visiting parks to enjoy walking, cross-country skiing and similar activities.
The International Union of Operating Engineers Local 721 represents about 100 crane operators in mainland Nova Scotia and are on strike.
The Nova Scotia Federation of Labour says it started last night at midnight.
In a blog post, it says crane operators can strike for 21 days or until November 14, and then a provincially appointed conciliator will step in. Workers are operating cranes at about 25 sites across Halifax and have been without a contract since April 30th.
The NS Federation of Labour says picket lines are set up at on South Park Street and Queen’s Marque on the Lower Water Street.
A tractor trailer driver is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries after he drove into a Kings County home.
RCMP say it happened just after 1 yesterday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 1 and Cambridge Rd.
RCMP say he was trying to avoid a crash with another vehicle when he lost control, left the road, and hit the house.
In a photo from RCMP that’s up on ROCK 1051 dot com, you can see the tractor portion of the truck is entirely inside the home.
No one was in the house at the time.