Motorcyclists dies in Rogers Pass crash

Alberta man dies after crashing his motorcycle in a snowshed on the Trans-Canada Highway in Glacier National Park Wednesday morning.

An Alberta man is dead after crashing his motorcycle in a snowshed on the Trans-Canada Highway in Glacier National Park Wednesday morning.

The incident happened just east of the Rogers Pass summit at around 7 a.m. on July 16.

RCMP say the 61-year-old was heading eastboound on a 1989 Honda Gold Wing motorcycle when he struck the concrete divider just before the entrance to the Tupper snowshed, causing him to lose control of his motorcycle.

The man succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

The crash is being investigated by the RCMP Trans Canada East Traffic Services, however initial indications are that speed and alcohol were not factors.

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