Nova Scotia woman, Ontario man killed after motorcycle crash

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Two people are dead after a motorcycle crash on Highway 7 in Melrose, N.S., Sunday evening.

In a release, the Nova Scotia RCMP said police officers, fire services and paramedics responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash around 5 p.m.

“RCMP officers learned that a motorcycle been travelling on Hwy. 7 when it struck the shoulder and came to rest in the middle of the road,” the release said.

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“The driver of the motorcycle, a 64-year-old Ontario man, and the passenger, a 64-year-old Tangier woman, were both pronounced deceased at the scene.”

A collision reconstructionist attended the scene and the investigation is ongoing, it said.

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The highway was closed for several hours but has since reopened.

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