June 10, 2019 1:28 pm

1 dead after 2 motorcycles collide in Oliver

Oliver RCMP responded to a motorcycle collision Friday evening.

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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Two motorcycles were involved in a fatal high-speed collision Friday night in Oliver.

Just before 10 p.m. on Fairview Road, one of the motorcycles turned unexpectedly in front of the other, causing a collision between the two motorcycles, according to police.

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RCMP said a 44-year-old man was found unresponsive at the scene and transported to Oliver’s hospital where he was declared deceased.

Police said the other motorcycle operator in the collision, a 33-year-old man, didn’t have any serious injuries but was taken to hospital for treatment of ‘road rash.’

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Oliver RCMP said that the pending outcome of a traffic analyst report will determine if any charges are being considered.

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