A 19-year-old woman was killed in a collision in southwestern Nova Scotia on Friday night.

In a statement, RCMP said members with their Yarmouth detachment responded to a single-vehicle collision on Highway 1 in Darlings Lake around 10:24 p.m.

“At the scene, police learned that a car heading south on the highway had hit a railing and crashed,” the statement said.

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“The driver and sole occupant, a 19-year-old woman from Port Maitland, was pronounced dead at the scene.”

His identity was not disclosed.

He said a collision reconstructionist with the RCMP attended the scene and the provincial medical examiner was hired.

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The matter remains under investigation.

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