A 25 year-old Summerside man is dead following a two vehicle crash Wednesday morning on Route 2 outside Kensington.
RCMP say the crash happened around 7:30 in the community of Norboro, located between the Blue Shank Road turnoff and the town of Kensington.
A Ford SUV was traveling east on Route 2 when it crashed head-on with a large utility truck. The male driver of the SUV was pronounced dead at the scene. Three occupants of the utility truck were taken to hospital with unknown injuries.
The highway was closed for about 6 hours while police investigated with assistance from an RCMP Collision Re-constructionist, as well as the PEI Coroner’s Office.
Kensington Police, Kensington Fire Department, Island EMS, the Department of Transportation and RCMP all responded to the scene.