OPP investigate fatal crash between motorcycle and farm tractor

File photo - the Ontario Provincial Police. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

One person died following a weekend crash involving a motorcycle and farm tractor northeast of Goderich.

Huron OPP, along with paramedic services and members of the Goderich Fire Department, responded to a crash on Lucknow Line around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. OPP said the motorcycle collided with the side of a farm tractor that was pulling an unloaded hay wagon. As a result, both the driver and the passenger on the motorcycle were ejected.

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According to police, the driver of the motorcycle, 50-year-old Gregory Crawford of Central Huron, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other occupant, a 35-year-old from Goderich, was transported to hospital by air ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the tractor did not suffer any injuries.

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Lucknow Line was closed between Blyth Road and School Road for several hours Sunday as emergency crews remained at the scene.

Police say the cause of the crash is under investigation, and anyone with information is asked to call the OPP or Crime Stoppers.


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