Man, 29, dies in Kitchener motorcycle crash: police

Waterloo police say a 29-year-old man is dead early Monday after an accident in Kitchener involving two motorcycles and a car.

The crash occurred near River Road East and Lorraine Avenue around 1 a.m.

The man on the motorcycle was taken to hospital seriously injured and later pronounced dead. He has not been identified.

Police said their investigation revealed the motorcyclist overtook a second motorcycle before losing control and hitting the back of a Toyota Prius.

Police added that the second motorcyclist also lost control while trying to avoid the collision. This person and a passenger on the bike were examined by paramedics and released.

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The streets in the area were closed for several hours but have been reopened since then.

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