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Motorcycle crash near Mission leaves one dead, one hospitalized

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One person is dead and another is in hospital after their motorcycles crashed into each other east of Mission Monday night – Sep 4, 2018

One person is dead and another is in hospital after their motorcycles crashed into each other east of Mission Monday night.

It happened around 6 o’clock on Highway 7 at Waring Road.

One bike landed in the ditch.  A red motorcycle could be seen on the road.

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The coroner removed one body from the scene and the other rider was reportedly airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

Motorcycle-related deaths in B.C. have soared this year.

More than 30 riders have died so far — that’s more than double the number compared to the same time last year, with 18 deaths in July alone.

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