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Motorcycle driver killed in MR 80 crash Friday night

Roadway was closed for several hours overnight as police investigated; officers asking for witnesses to come forward

A collision between a pickup truck and a motorcycle that closed Municipal Road 80 for several hours overnight was fatal, say Greater Sudbury Police.

At around 8:50 p.m. Sept. 22, officers were dispatched to a serious two-vehicle collision involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle at the intersection of Municipal Road 80 and Dominion Drive in Hanmer.

Emergency responders arrived on scene and located the driver of the motorcycle, who was unresponsive. 

The 46-year-old man was transported to Health Sciences North where he was pronounced deceased. His name will not be released out of respect for the family’s wishes.

"Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends," said a press release from Sudbury police.

The driver of the pickup truck suffered minor injuries and was treated on scene by paramedics.

Members of the Greater Sudbury Police Traffic Management Unit (TMU) continue to investigate this incident.

Police are asking any witnesses or anyone with video of the incident to contact them at 705-675-9171, ext. 2416.