Authorities have confirmed two persons dead in a single-vehicle crash that happened on Sunday morning near Inverness, N.S., around 5:45 a.m.
Initial report stated that a Honda Civic went off the road and crashed.
Two occupants of the vehicle; a 24-year-old man and a 30-year-old man, both from Cape Breton were pulled out of the car.
They were both pronounced dead at the scene by the officials.
Highway 19 was blocked for some hours and was later reopened around 2:30 p.m.
No additional information regarding the incident. It is still under investigation.