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Motorcyclist killed in collision south of Tatamagouche

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THE FALLS, N.S. – An RCMP collision analyst was called to the scene of a traffic fatality Saturday afternoon, on Highway 311 south of Tatamagouche near The Falls.

Colchester District RCMP received the call at approximately 1:15 p.m. of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle. A preliminary investigation determined the car was northbound on Highway 311 and turning onto Balmoral Road when the southbound motorcycle collided with the car.

The motorcycle driver, an adult male, died at the scene. The 46-year-old female driver of the car, the only occupant in the vehicle, was transported to hospital with non- life threatening injuries and was later released.

Highway 311 remained closed until 7:30 p.m. to allow the investigation at the scene.

The investigation is continuing.

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