Motorcyclist killed in crash near Peggy's Cove

Metro Halifax thebuzz@tc.tc
Published on August 26, 2014
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METRO HALIFAX

Police in Halifax are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident involving a 24-year-old man from Tantallon.

The RCMP say the motorcyclist died after he lost control of his vehicle while driving on Peggy’s Cove Road towards Halifax around 7:30 p.m.

The motorcycle ended up in a ditch, with the victim dying at the scene.

The road was closed for several hours between Peggy’s Cove and West Dover as police investigated the single-vehicle crash.

In a release, the RCMP say the man’s name isn’t being released at the request of the family.