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Motorcycle crash on Hwy 59 kills man from RM of St. Clements

A 64-year-old man from the RM of St. Clements was killed in a motorcycle crash on Hwy 59 Sunday, RCMP say. The Canadian Press

A man from the RM of St. Clements is dead following a motorcycle crash on Highway 59.

Selkirk RCMP were called to the crash at the intersection of highways 59 and 4 around 1:15 p.m. Sunday.

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Police say the motorcyclist, a 64-year-old man from the RM of St. Clements, was turning left onto Highway 4 from the northbound lane of Highway 59 when he was hit by a pickup truck heading south on Highway 59.

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The 64-year-old, who was wearing a helmet, was rushed to hospital where he later died.

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The driver of the pickup, a 74-year-old man from Grande Pointe, was not injured in the crash, police say.

Selkirk RCMP continue to investigate with help from a forensic collision reconstructionist.

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