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Quebec couple killed after car hits truck in New Brunswick

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A couple from Quebec died Wednesday after their car collided with a tractor trailer in northeastern New Brunswick.

An RCMP spokesman said 59-year-old Lucille Goudreault was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 61-year-old husband, Henri Goudreault, died later in hospital.

Police said the husband was driving the car when it crashed near Six Roads, in the Tracadie-Sheila area, at the intersection of Pallot Road and Route 11.

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Sergeant Marc Beaupre said the preliminary investigation indicates that the car was turning onto the highway when it was struck by the oncoming truck.

He said the couple from Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Que., were believed to be on vacation when the crash occurred.

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