The Sussex RCMP is investigating a fatal single-vehicle accident Saturday on Highway 112 in Hunters Home, New Brunswick.


The crash happened around 1:30 p.m,, according to Corporal Mark Ward. The driver, a 28-year-old man from Hunters Home, died as a result of his injuries.

Ward said Sunday that the preliminary investigation indicates that speed and alcohol are believed to be contributing factors in the collision. It is also believed that the man, who the only one in the vehicle, was not wearing a seat belt at the time.

The RCMP says the investigation is continuing.