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West Interlake Man. 62 year-old man dead following motorbike crash

An RCMP vehicle. Lee Brown / The Canadian Press

A 63-year-old man from the RM of Coldwell, Manitoba is dead after a bad motorbike crash in the RM of West Interlake, Manitoba.

Lundar RCMP said they responded to the fatal motor vehicle collision at approximately 7:30 pm after receiving a report that a motorcycle had gone off the road on Highway 6 in the RM of West Interlake.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the 63-year-old male in the ditch receiving medical attention from EMS, The male was pronounced dead on scene.

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Investigators have determined that the motorcycle being driven by the man was travelling southbound on Highway 6, near Lundar, and passed a southbound vehicle.

The motorbike then appeared to lose control and entered the ditch, at which point the 63-year-old male driver was ejected from the vehicle.

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A RCMP Forensic Collision Reconstructionist and the RCMP Criminal Collision Investigative Team is assisting with the ongoing investigation.

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