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Man dies in motorcycle crash in Salmon Arm

Fatal motorcycle collision

A person is dead after a fatal motorcycle crash in the Shuswap over the weekend.

The collision happened Saturday at about 8:20 p.m. in the 300 block of Salmon River Road.

"The operator of the motorcycle died at the scene of the crash despite life-saving efforts by bystanders, Fire Personnel and Provincial Ambulance personnel," says S/Sgt. Scott West.

Mounties indicate their investigation showed the motorcycle rider failed to negotiate a ninety-degree left-hand turn while travelling north and left the roadway.

RCMP believes speed is the cause of this tragic single-vehicle collision.

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