Cocagne Crash Kills Teen From Dixon Point

A single-vehicle crash in Cocagne, N.B., Wednesday claimed the life of a teenage boy from Dixon Point, N.B.

Richibucto RCMP, Cocagne Fire Department and Ambulance New Brunswick responded shortly after 1 a.m. to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Route 535 in Cocagne.

Police believe the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the road and rolled over. The 17-year-old male driver was ejected from the vehicle.

First responders brought the teen to the hospital, where he died as a result of “medical distress.”

“An RCMP collision reconstructionist is assisting with the ongoing investigation,” said the New Brunswick RCMP in a statement.

“An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the boy’s exact cause of death.”

Police continue to investigate the cause of the crash.

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