Police identify motorcyclist killed in Morewood crash

The SD&G OPP sign at detachment headquarters in Long Sault. Zandbergen photo, Nation Valley News

NORTH DUNDAS — Police have identified the man who died in a motorcycle crash on County Rd. 7 at Thompson Rd. on Sept. 25.

Ottawa resident Robert Ethier,  68, was pronounced deceased after being transported to hospital, following the single-vehicle collision near Morewood around 12:30 p.m.

The SD&G OPP’s preliminary investigation indicates that Ethier was riding northbound on 7 when the motorcycle left the roadway, ejecting him from the machine. An investigation remains underway to determine the cause of the accident; the local detachment is being assisted by OPP Traffic Collision Investigators.


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