73-year-old motorcyclist dies in St-Albert

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ST-ALBERT — A balmy November Sunday that drew many enthusiasts onto local roads yesterday turned tragic in St-Albert, where a 73-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car.

Russell County OPP say that Jean-Paul Bouffard of Cornwall was pronounced deceased at the scene following the 2:15 p.m. crash on Lafleche Sideroad in The Nation Township, Nov. 8.

Police say the car collided with the motorcycle.

Prescott-Russell Emergency Medical Services (EMS) paramedics arrived to render first aid to the rider.

Route 900 W was closed between Rocky Hill Road and County Road 12 by township’s fire department for several hours while OPP Traffic Collision Investigators (TCI) worked to determine the cause of the crash.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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