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Woman dead, four hurt, after crash on Highway 102 near Halifax airport

Four other people, including a four-year-old child, were injured.

A Nova Scotia RCMP cruiser.

Jeff Harper/Metro / Halifax Staff

A Nova Scotia RCMP cruiser.

A woman is dead and four people are injured after a two-vehicle collision on Highway 102 near the Halifax airport on Tuesday afternoon.

Nova Scotia RCMP said the head-on collision happened just after 3 p.m. southbound between exits 6 and 7.

Police say a 2011 Toyota Corolla going northbound crossed the centre median and hit another vehicle coming in the opposite direction.

A passenger in the car, a 34-year-old woman from Colchester County, died at the scene. The driver, a 36-year-old man, and a four-year-old boy sitting in the back suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Two people in the second vehicle, a 2008 Toyota Rav4, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Paramedics, firefighters, and the LifeFlight helicopter were on the scene on Tuesday afternoon and the investigation is continuing.

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