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Motorcyclist dead in collision east of Didsbury

Didsbury RCMP are on scene of a fatal collision on Highway 582 resulting in traffic disruption
File Photo/MVP staff

MOUNTAIN VIEW COUNTY – A motorcyclist is dead and a youth passenger was transported to hospital this afternoon after a collision east of Didsbury.

At 12:00 p.m. on July 22, Didsbury RCMP responded to a report of a collision between a motorcycle and holiday trailer on Highway 582 approximately 30 kilometres east of Didsbury.

"A male driver of the motorcycle has been pronounced deceased and a youth passenger has been transported to area hospital by STARS," police said in a statement issued at 12:42 p.m.

Highway 582 between Range Road 271 and Range Road 272 is currently being diverted as RCMP investigate the crash.  

Motorists should expect delays and follow established detour until the scene is cleared, police said.

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