Fatal accident on Manitoulin Island – motorcyclist identified
Manitoulin OPP are investigating the sudden death of two residents in Espanola. Photo supplied by David Von Diemar - unsplash.com
Manitoulin OPP has identified a motorcyclist killed in a single-vehicle collision.
OPP Constable Marie Ford says yesterday afternoon around 1:45 pm, the OPP and supporting services responded to a single motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle.
She says the collision occurred on Highway Six, just south of Little Current.
Ford adds the driver of the motorcycle was transported to a hospital and later died from injuries sustained in the collision.
She says he has been identified as 35-year-old Alexander Marshall of Ancaster, Ontario.
Highway 6 was closed for approximately six hours while the OPP investigated.
Ford adds a post mortem examination is set for today.