July 10, 2019 3:21 pm

Kitchener man identified as victim in fatal Zorra Township motorcycle crash

OPP have identified the 52-year-old victim of a fatal motorcycle crash that happened on Monday night.

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The man who was killed in a collision involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck in Zorra Township on Monday night was from Kitchener, according to the OPP.

Police say 52-year-old Kishen Bissessar died when his motorcycle collided with a truck on Oxford Road 6 near Road 88.

READ MORE: Collision in Zorra Township leaves motorcyclist dead — OPP

OPP say their investigation shows the truck was headed north on Oxford Road 6 when it struck the motorcycle, which was in the northbound lane.

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OPP West Region traffic and marine manager Insp. Shawn Johnson said there were four serious collisions in the area in a 14-hour span.

Three people were killed in the incidents, and three of the four involved motorcycles, he added.

READ MORE: Motorcyclist in life-threatening condition, passenger injured in crash — Norfolk County OPP

Johnson urged people to be more careful when travelling on the roads.

“These are not accidents, they are collisions,” he said in a video posted to Twitter. “They happen as a result of somebody doing something or not doing something that jeopardizes somebody else’s safety.”

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