RCMP say three people died in a three vehicle collision on Highway 104 in Antigonish Co.
Two women from Victoria Co., aged 67 and 36, who had been in the same car, were pronounced dead at the scene.
The two occupants of an SUV were taken to hospital in Antigonish, where a 60-year-old woman from Antigonish Co. later died.
The crash happened on the approach to the divided highway.
A collision analyst was on scene to determine the cause of the crash.
Highway 104 was closed for about six hours.