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Colchester District RCMP investigating fatal collision

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THE FALLA – At approximately 1:15 p.m. on August 11, Colchester District RCMP responded to a call of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle on Highway 311 south of Tatamagouche near The Falls.

Preliminary investigation determined the car was travelling northbound on Highway 311 and turning onto Balmoral Rd. when the southbound motorcycle collided with the car.

The motorcycle driver, an adult male, died at the scene. The 46-year-old female driver of the car, the only occupant in vehicle, was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries and later released. An RCMP collision analyst was called to the scene to investigate.

Highway 311 remained closed in the area of the collision until 7:30 p.m. to allow the investigation at the scene to occur.

No further details are being released on the deceased male at this time pending next of kin notification.

The investigation is continuing.