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Amber Alert

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Snowmobiler dies in crash with tractor-trailer

A man was killed early Thursday when his snowmobile collided with an 18-wheeler on a Nova Scotia highway. The crash happened at about 4:15 a.m. on Highway 105 at Wagmatcook, near Baddeck.

RCMP said the snowmobile came up out of a ditch and tried to cross the highway in front of the oncoming truck.

Joshua Thomas Peck, 20, of Wagmatcook, was pronounced dead at the scene.

RCMP said the driver of the tractor-trailer was taken to hospital suffering from shock. Source