The RCMP reports a 21-year old man from Cumberland Bay, New Brunswick and a 39-year old woman from Fredericton are dead following a head-on collision in Welsford.

On July 24, around 4:08, Atlantic Time, a car that was driven by the man, crossed the center line on Route 7 in Welsford and collided head-on with the car driven by the woman.

Both drivers died at the scene, however, neither of them had passengers in the vehicles.

The road was closed for about five hours as emergency teams attended the scene.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.