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Winnipeg motorcyclist dies after hitting tree

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A 43-year-old male was pronounced dead at a Winnipeg hospital Saturday after a collision on Columbia Drive in the Whyte Ridge area. The Winnipeg resident lost control of his motorcycle, flying off the bike and striking a tree.

Winnipeg police arrived at the scene at around 2:30 p.m., and said speed was a factor in the collision.

The WPS is continuing to investigate.

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Updated on Sunday, July 14, 2013 at 11:01 AM CDT: Replaces RCMP with Winnipeg Police Service

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