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Fatal motorcycle collision in Abbotsford

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October 13, 2018 - 10:35 AM

ABBOTSFORD - Yesterday afternoon one person is dead after a motorcycle and a pick-up truck collided in Abbotsford.

Abbotsford Emergency Services responded to the collision at the intersection of Sumas Way and Marshall Road yesterday, Oct. 12, at 4:35 p.m., a media release says.

At this location, a motorcycle and a pick-up truck collided. Both the motorcycle and pick-up truck were travelling southbound on Sumas Way and turning eastbound onto Marshall Road. While in the intersection, a collision occurred.

The rider, a 37 year-old man, was severely injured and transported to hospital where he has succumbed to his injuries overnight. The 42 year-old driver of the pick-up truck did not suffer any injuries and remained on scene after the collision.

Abbotsford police offer condolences to the family and friends of the deceased man.

APD Major Crime Detectives and Collision Reconstruction Officers continue to investigate this crash. All contributing factors related to this collision are being considered at this time.

Anyone who witnessed this tragic collision is asked to please contact the Abbotsford Police Department at 604-859-5225 or text us at 222973 (abbypd).

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