Deer collision kills two motorcyclists

Motorcyclists on Highway 16

Yellowhead RCMP responded to fatal motorcycle collision near Newdale on Monday morning.

On June 24, at approximately 10:55 a.m., RCMP responded to a collision between a motorcycle and a deer on Highway 16 at PR 250, near Newdale, Manitoba.

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The eastbound motorcycle collided with the deer. The driver, a 64-year-old male, along with a 76-year-old female passenger, both from Strathclair, were thrown from the motorcycle.  

The 76-year-old female was pronounced deceased on scene.

The 64-year-old male was taken to hospital but succumbed to his injuries.

Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be a factors in the collision. RCMP along with a Forensic Collision Reconstructionist, continue to investigate.          

Newdale is approximately half-an-hour east and north of Oak River.                                        

                                                               

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