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Motorcyclist killed in KNP crash

A Calgary motorcycle rider died in a crash in Kootenay National Park over the weekend.

According to East Kootenay Traffic Services, the 57-year-old man was heading south on Highway 93 about 12 kilometres from Radium Hot Springs at about 1:08 p.m. on Sunday, August 3.

He lost control of his motorcycle on a section of road that had a series of sharp curves on an eight per cent down grade. Road conditions were bare and dry at the time of the incident.

The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet and full leathers. The collision is under investigation by East Kootenay Traffic Services and the BC Coroners Service.

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