UPDATE: 21-year-old killed in motorcycle collision near Morton

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A 21-year-old from Kingston has died in a single vehicle motorcycle collision near Morton.

Members of the Leeds OPP were dispatched to the collision on March 13, 2024, around 4:30 p.m. It occurred at the intersection of Ritz Road, Troy Lake Road and Jones Falls Road – otherwise known as County Road 11 – located just west of Morton.

Police say in a media release that lifesaving measures were immediately taken, however the operator of the motorcycle succumbed to his injuries. He has been identified as a 21-year-old man from the Kingston area; police did not name the victim.

OPP Collision Reconstructionists and members of the Traffic Collision Investigation Team continue to assist Leeds County OPP officers with the investigation.

Police said in a media release just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday evening that the intersection and immediate area will remain closed for several hours to allow for a complete and thorough investigation.

Anyone who witnessed the collision, or has relevant dashcam video, is asked to contact the Leeds County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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