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OPP investigating fatal motorcycle accident on Highway 518

Police say the driver was riding a motorcycle on Highway 518 west of Bear Lake Road when he lost control and went into the ditch
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File photo supplied by the Ontario Provincial Police

OPP are investigating a fatal motorcycle accident that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 25 on a highway south of North Bay.

The accident took place around 10 a.m. Saturday morning. 

Police say the victim was riding a motorcycle on Highway 518, west of Bear Lake Road when he lost control and went into the ditch. 

Peter Hlynsky, 62, of Mississauga was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police are continuing to investigate and a post mortem will be conducted.

Officers from the West Parry Sound and Almaguin Highlands Detachments of the OPP along with Parry Sound Emergency Medical Services assisted.