Motocross incident claims man’s life

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MEADOWVILLE – A Tatamagouche man has died following a dirtbike accident here on Sunday.

At 2:46 p.m. on October 21, Pictou District RCMP responded to a call involving a fatal collision at a private recreational motocross track near Black River Road in Meadowville.

The driver of the dirtbike, a 48-year-old man from Tatamagouche, was riding a dirtbike and appears to have failed to negotiate a jump on the track. Bystanders called 9-1-1, and the man was provided assistance by EHS and volunteer firefighters.

The man died at the scene. Pictou District RCMP is continuing its investigation into the cause of the incident.