A collision involving a motorcycle and an SUV in Grand Falls Wednesday afternoon has left one man dead.  


CIMT reports the crash happened at the intersection of Ouellet and Caldwell Roads shortly after 2:00 p.m. The impact threw the motorcyclist into the tall grass along the side of the road. The SUV also ended up in the ditch near a stand of trees.

The victim was identified Thursday as 46-year-old Brian Martin of Sainte-Anne-de-Madawaska.

Martin was taken by ambulance to the Grand Falls Regional Hospital where it was decided to transfer him to another hospital in the province. He is reported to have died en route.

The two people in the SUV were taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The cause of the collision remains under investigation. An accident reconstruction expert was called to the scene to assist firefighters and Grand Falls police.

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