RCMP investigating fatal motorcycle collision

Cumberland County District RCMP is investigating a fatal collision that occurred on Hwy. 209 in Fox River.

On May 5, at approximately 5:05 p.m., Cumberland County District RCMP, fire and EHS responded to a collision between an SUV and a motorcycle on Hwy. 209 in Fox River. RCMP officers learned that the motorcycle had been travelling east, and the SUV had been travelling west, on Hwy. 209, when they collided head on.

The driver of the SUV, a 58-year-old woman, and the passenger of the SUV, an 82-year-old woman, both of Advocate Harbour, were not injured in the collision.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 37-year-old Advocate Harbour man, was pronounced deceased at the scene.

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing.

Hwy. 209 was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

Our thoughts are with the victim’s family at this difficult time.

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