Fredericton Woman Dies in Collision With Transport Truck in Allardville, N.B.
Police say a 56-year-old woman from Fredericton was killed Thursday night when her SUV struck a tractor-trailer in Allardville, south of Bathurst, N.B.
The Chaleur Region RCMP and emergency personnel responded to the two-vehicle collision on Route 8 at around 6 p.m., according to Sgt. Roch Lizotte.
Police say the driver of the SUV, travelling south, when she apparently crossed the center line and collided with a northbound transport truck.
The woman, who was the only occupant of the SUV, died at the scene, Lizotte said. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured in the crash. Police did not release the identity of either driver.
An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the woman's exact cause of death.
Highway 8 south of Bathurst was closed overnight but reopened early Friday morning.
RCMP say the investigation is ongoing.