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Motorcyclist killed in Ramara crash identified

Written by Javed Iqbal

Police were called to the scene shortly before 4 p.m

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ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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Members of the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are currently investigating a fatal collision involving a motorcycle and a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) on Ramara Road 47 in the Township of Ramara.

Friday, August 5, 2022, shortly before 4:00 p.m., Orillia OPP along with emergency services responded to a fatal two-vehicle T-bone collision at the intersection of Ramara Road 47 and Concession Road A.

The lone rider of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Dennis Hughes, 68 years old, of Georgina, Ont.

The driver and passenger of the SUV did not report injuries.

The intersection of Ramara Road 47 and Concession Road A was closed for approximately four hours while OPP technical collision investigators conducted their investigation.

The OPP Traffic Collision Investigation (TCI) team was brought in to investigate. The investigation is ongoing and anyone who may have witnessed the collision is asked to contact the Orillia OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

If you had witnessed the collision and wish to speak with victim services, North Simcoe Victim Services can be contacted at 705-325-5578.

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