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Winnipeg Motorcyclist Dies in Crash with Deer

May 6, 2015 9:26 AM | News

RCMP Crest LogoA Winnipeg man has died following a motorcycle crash with a deer just north of Gross Isle, Manitoba.

RCMP say the crash happened at around 10 p.m. Tuesday on Provincial Road 322. Police arrived to find the motorcycle in the middle of the road and the rider unconscious.

The 48-year-old man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police say the rider was heading north at the time when he struck the deer. The animal was found dead in the east ditch near the motorcycle.

The rider was wearing a helmet and alcohol is not believed to be a factor.

The victim’s name isn’t being released.

— Staff