An 18-year old is dead while two others were injured after a vehicle veered into a ditch near Punnichy early Friday morning.
RCMP say the incident occurred at 3:10 A.M., 5 kms east of Punnichy on highway 15.
According to an RCMP report, a car had left the roadway and entered a slough.
Two of the three occupants managed to escape the vehicle.
A 15-year-old boy was located at the scene and was airlifted to hospital by STARS with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.
An 18-year-old man, believed to be the driver, was located some distance away with only minor injuries.
The third occupant – an 18-year old man– was confirmed dead at the scene. All three are from the Punnichy area.
RCMP have cleared all traffic restriction as the investigation continues.