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71-year-old motorcycle driver killed in crash at McGillivray Blvd. intersection

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A 71-year-old Winnipeg man is dead following a collision on McGillivray Boulevard in the RM of MacDonald.

RCMP say the incident unfolded around 11 a.m. Wednesday at the intersection of McGillivray and Loudoun Road.

Investigators believe the man was driving a motorcycle southwest when an SUV, driven by an 88-year-old woman from Winnipeg, heading in the opposite direction attempted a left-hand turn in front of him.

Read more: Three killed in 24-hour period on Manitoba roads: RCMP

The man struck the vehicle and was thrown from his bike, while the SUV crashed into another vehicle that was stopped on Loudoun Road waiting to turn.

Mounties say the man was wearing a helmet, but was pronounced dead at the scene.

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No one else was injured.

RCMP along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist are continuing with the investigation.

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