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One man dead after motorcycle crash near Nanoose

Crews remove a motorcycle from the scene of a fatal crash on Sunday. A man, 33, from the Lower Mainland died in the crash on the Island Highway near Nanoose. - Courtesy CTV News Vancouver Island
Crews remove a motorcycle from the scene of a fatal crash on Sunday. A man, 33, from the Lower Mainland died in the crash on the Island Highway near Nanoose.
— image credit: Courtesy CTV News Vancouver Island

Police found one man dead when they arrived at the scene of a motorcycle collision on the weekend.

The crash happened Sunday at about 9 a.m. in the Nanoose Flats area, between Nanaimo and Parksville, when a man driving a motorcycle southbound on the Island Highway appeared to have lost control of the bike, police said.

The victim, 33, from the Lower Mainland was killed at the scene.

Oceanside RCMP have not released the victim's name pending notification of family. The crash is being investigated by RCMP Central Island Traffic Services and the B.C. Coroners Service.

 

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