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UPDATE: Three dead after early morning crash in Georgetown Royalty

RCMP - SaltWire Network

Three people are dead and another person is in hospital after a single-vehicle accident on Route 3 near Georgetown Royalty early Sunday.

Around 2:30 a.m. emergency services received a call from a passenger in the car that had left the road.

The vehicle was found in an embankment of a ditch, said RCMP.

The driver, a 36-year-old man, and two passengers, a 30-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman, all died at the scene.  

Another passenger, a 24-year-old woman, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Everyone in the vehicle was from Kings County.

Route 3 was closed between Bovyer Road and Morrison Beach Road until around 9:30 a.m. Sunday while emergency crews managed the scene.

Families of the deceased have been notified.

The incident is under investigation. RCMP would like to speak to the driver of a white Ford truck who may have witnessed the collision. 

Anyone in the area at the time of the collision is asked to contact Kings District RCMP at 902-838-9300.

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