Accident claims life of 62-year-old motorcyclist in Mauricie region
A 62-year-old motorcyclist is dead following an accident on a forest road in Quebec's Mauricie region on Sunday.
According to the Surete du Quebec, the incident occurred a little before 10:45 a.m. on Route 25, connecting La Tuque and Wemotaci.
The victim was part of a group of 10 motorcyclists who were out for a ride.
Police said that members of the group realized one of their members was missing. The bikers turned back and found the victim's body in a roadside ditch.
The victim, a resident of Granby, was declared dead in hospital.