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Teenage girl dies in Pennfield crash

By News Apr 20, 2023 | 4:42 PM

A teenage girl from Upper Letang has died after a single-vehicle crash in Pennfield.

Mounties were called to the crash on Route 778 on Wednesday evening.

Police say the driver, a 17-year-old girl from St. George, was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

The passenger in the vehicle, 16-year-old girl, died at the scene from her injuries.

RCMP believe the vehicle left the road, entered the ditch and hit a utility pole.

First responders also included the Eastern Charlotte Fire Department, Ambulance New Brunswick, and an RCMP collision reconstructionist.

The New Brunswick Coroner’s Office was also at the scene and is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the girl’s exact cause of death.


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